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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