Insulation

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Insulation Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • 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; "the insulation of England was preserved by the English Channel"
  • a material that reduces or prevents the transmission of heat or sound or electricity

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • the state of being isolated or detached; "the insulation of England was preserved by the English Channel" ,
  • a material that reduces or prevents the transmission of heat or sound or electricity ,
  • the act of protecting something by surrounding it with material that reduces or prevents the transmission of sound or heat or electricity

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Insulation Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Insulation reduces or stops the flow of energy. Electricity and heat are two main types of energy that insulators prevent from moving. The insulator on an electric cord stops electricity from hurting a person that touches the cord.

The main types of insulation are:



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Insulation Sample Sentences in News


  • SEC: Thermal insulation a must for electricity connection
     Only 15 percent of new commercial buildings in the Western region have mandatory thermal insulation, which is aimed at helping to conserve the country's energy resources, a leading official at the Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) said recently. Read more on this news related to 'Insulation'
  • How to insulate your loft without spending a fortune
    Installing loft insulation can save you up to £250 a year, however, there are many other ways to insulate your home from top to bottom Read more on this news related to 'Insulation'
  • .:Middle East Online:::.
    3,600 tent insulation kits sent to be distributed to camps across Iraq. GENEVA - The UN said Friday it had begun airlifting tent isolation kits into Iraq to help some of the around two million people displaced in the conflict-torn country get through the harsh winter. Read more on this news related to 'Insulation'

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