Insulate

Definition of Insulate

In´su`late
v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Insulated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Insulating .]
1.To make an island of.
2.To place in a detached situation, or in a state having no communication with surrounding objects; to isolate; to separate.
3.(Elec. & Thermotics) To prevent the transfer of electricity or heat to or from (bodies) by the interposition of nonconductors.
Insulating stool
(Elec.) a stool with legs of glass or some other nonconductor of electricity, used for insulating a person or any object placed upon it.

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