insulation
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˌɪnsjʊˈleɪʃən/
  • (America) IPA: /ˌɪnsəˈleɪʃən/
Noun

insulation

  1. The act of insulating; detachment from other objects; isolation.
  2. The state of being insulated; detachment from other objects; isolation.
  3. Any of a variety of materials designed to reduce the flow of heat, either from or into a building.
  4. (engineering) The act of separating a body from others by nonconductors, so as to prevent the transfer of electricity, heat, or sound
  5. (engineering) The state of a body so separated.
  6. (electrical) a medium in which it is possible to maintain an electrical field with little supply of energy from additional sources.
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  • Russian: изоля́ция



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