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- insulate (v.)
- 1530s, "make into an island," from Latin insulatus, from insula (see insular). Sense of "cause a person or thing to be detached from surroundings" is from 1785. Electrical/chemical sense of "block from electricity or heat" is from 1742. Related: Insulated; insulating.
- 1. He continues to insulate his country from the contagion of foreign ideas.
- 2. Home owners are being encouraged to insulate their homes to save energy.
- 3. Asbestos can be used to insulate a cooking stove.
- 4. The function of a mammal's fur is to insulate the body.
- 5. The ceiling tiles help to insulate a room.
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