What does the word insulation mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • The act or means of insulating; isolation.

Usage examples for 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 by Raymond Zinke Gallun
  2. 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 by J. Rendel Harris