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Definition of Insulation

  • The act of insulating, or the state of being insulated; detachment from other objects; isolation.
  • The act of separating a body from others by nonconductors, so as to prevent the transfer of electricity or of heat; also, the state of a body so separated.
  • The material or substance used to insulate from either electrical or thermal conduction; as, fiberglass is used as thermal insulation in the walls and roofs of houses.
  • the act of protecting something by surrounding it with material that reduces or prevents the transmission of sound or heat or electricity
  • the state of being isolated or detached
  • insulating material that reduces or prevents the transmission of heat or sound or electricity

How to use insulation in a sentence. Insulation pronunciation.

McCormick uttered a cry, and as I turned my eyes away, I saw him holding a wire with the insulation burned off.
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When she had finally rung off Louis looked dazedly at the wire to see if the insulation had melted.
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I just happened to think of it," he said, "it's an insulation.
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I had a disposable lighter somewhere on my desk that I sometimes used to melt the insulation off of wires, and I dug it out and held it to the note.
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The Insulation of St. Michael’s Mount in Cornwall,” maintained that the change which converted that Mount from a promontory into an island must have taken place, not only within the human period, but since Cornwall was occupied by a people speaking the Cornish language.
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On the Insulation of St. Michael’s Mount,” p. 6, seq.
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Leaving, therefore, for the present all geological evidence out of view, it will be an interesting inquiry to find out, if possible, how people that could not have been swayed by any geological theories, should have been led to believe in the gradual insulation of St. Michael’s Mount.
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He is an important witness, for, if it were not for him, I believe we should never have heard of the insulation of St. Michael’s Mount at all.
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Such a name, it might well be argued, could not have been given to the island after it had ceased to be a gray rock in the wood; therefore it must have been given previous to the date which geological chronology fixes for the insulation of St. Michael’s Mount.
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As geologists are obliged to leave it doubtful whether the insulation of St. Michael’s Mount was due to the washing of the sea-shore, or to a general subsidence of the country, may it not have been due to neither of these causes, and may not the Mount have always been that kind of half-island which it certainly was two thousand years ago?
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He is like one who, having watched a tree grow from its planting-a paragon of tenacity, insulation, and success, amidst the deaths of a hundred other plants less fibrous, sappy, and persistent-one day will see it flourishing with bland, full foliage, in an almost repugnant prosperity, at the summit of its efflorescence.
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There was the long drive home, the long drive and the warm dark and the pleasant closeness of the hansom cab-with its insulation from the world devised by some great and good man.
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And farther, places for strong insulations; and again, places under the earth, which by nature, or art, yield heat.
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The force of antithesis brings out into a feeble life of meaning, what, in its own insulation, had been languishing mortally into nonsense.
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So that on a survey of society as it actually exists, one might suppose that the faculties of the mind do really in actual experience show themselves in as separate a form, and in as much insulation, as psychology is forced to exhibit them in its analysis.
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Travail jerked his arm back as a thin streamer of smoke and the smell of burning insulation entered the room.
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In that treeless land the oven-birds look on telegraph-posts as specially provided by a benign Providence to afford them eligible nesting-sites, and from some perversity of instinct, or perhaps attracted by the gleam of the white earthenware, they invariably select one of the porcelain insulators as the site of their future home, and proceed to coat it laboriously with clay, thus effectually destroying the insulation.
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Any more Cids, or Songs of Roland, or Nibelungens, or Kalewalas are out of the question,-nay, anything at all like them; for the necessary insulation of race, of country, of religion, is impossible, even were it desirable.
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The insulation has been completely burned off.
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The insulation was burned off the wires, the wires were fused together, and the storage-battery looked as if it had been burned out.
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Examples of Insulation

Example #1
He had picked it up from the wreckage of the floor.
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I recoiled from what had once been the form of a woman.
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It seemed impossible that rubber and gutta-percha could withstand such heat as had come sizzling from the Santa Fe.
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About nine-thirty Miss Dunlap called up, but not to leave an order.
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You can't print with cinnamon or flour, can you?
Example #6
He means fountain-pen ink," Connie said, "that's more digestible, it's thinner.