What does the word insulation mean?

  • 1. The act of insulating. 2. The non- conducting substance by which electricity is prevented from escaping. 3. The state of being insulated.

  • The prevention by the application of insulators of the escape of electricity from a body.

Usage examples for insulation

  1. It will short circuit between the two plates if the inertron insulation is imperfect. – The Airlords of Han by Philip Francis Nowlan
  2. There was sound- and vibration- insulation. – The Planet Strappers by Raymond Zinke Gallun
  3. Aug 4, 1880 293, 433 Insulation of Railroad Tracks used for Electric Circuits. – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin

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