• IPA: /ˈɪn.sjə.leɪ.tə(ɹ)/

insulator (plural insulators)

  1. A substance that does not transmit heat (thermal insulator), sound (acoustic insulator) or electricity (electrical insulator).
  2. A non-conductive structure, coating or device that does not transmit sound, heat or electricity (see image)
    To isolate electrical wires from the pylons supporting them, one often uses glass insulators.
  3. A person who installs insulation.
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  • Russian: изоля́тор

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