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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Insulation  \In`su*la"tion\,  n. 
  1.  The  act  of  insulating,  or  the  state  of  being  insulated; 
  detachment  from  other  objects;  isolation. 
 
  2.  (Elec.  &  Thermotics)  The  act  of  separating  a  body  from 
  others  by  nonconductors,  so  as  to  prevent  the  transfer  of 
  electricity  or  of  heat;  also  the  state  of  a  body  so 
  separated. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Insulation  \In`su*la"tion\,  n. 
  The  material  or  substance  used  in  insulating. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  insulation 
  n  1:  the  state  of  being  insulated  [syn:  {insularity},  {insularism}, 
  {detachment}] 
  2:  an  insulating  material  [syn:  {insulating  material},  {insulant}] 
  3:  the  act  of  insulating  for  the  purposes  of  protecting 
  something 




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