Associations to the word «Insulate»

Wiktionary

INSULATE, verb. To separate, detach, or isolate.
INSULATE, verb. To separate a body or material from others, e.g. by non-conductors to prevent the transfer of electricity, heat, etc.

Dictionary definition

INSULATE, verb. Protect from heat, cold, or noise by surrounding with insulating material; "We had his bedroom insulated before winter came".
INSULATE, verb. Place or set apart; "They isolated the political prisoners from the other inmates".

Wise words

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