Part of speech: noun

The act or means of insulating; isolation.

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Usage examples "insulation":

  1. The cold of the inky lunar night- much worse than that of interplanetary space, where there is practically always sunshine, began to bite through the insulation of the Archers, and power couldn't be wasted on the heating coils. - "The Planet Strappers", Raymond Zinke Gallun.
  2. There were suspicions in Nordred's mind that the insulation weakness must have been caused by deliberate sabotage, but he had no one to pin his suspicions on. - "Psichopath", Gordon Randall Garrett.
  3. And we know sometimes what it is to have life and power pass into us from above, but we don't know how to retain it, because we have never learnt true retirement of heart and insulation of life. - "Memoranda Sacra", J. Rendel Harris.