HyperDic: insulate

English > 2 senses of the word insulate:
VERBchangeinsulateprotect from heat, cold, or noise by surrounding with insulating material
changeinsulate, isolateplace or set apart
insulate > pronunciation
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English > insulate: 2 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningprotect from heat, cold, or noise by surrounding with insulating material.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"We had his bedroom insulated before winter came"
Narrowersoundproofinsulate against noise
weatherstripProvide with weatherstripping / weatherstripping
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Catalanaïllar, isolar
Nounsinsulant, insulationa material that reduces or prevents the transmission of heat or sound or electricity
insulationthe act of protecting something by surrounding it with material that reduces or prevents the transmission of sound or heat or electricity
insulatora material such as glass or porcelain with negligible electrical or thermal conductivity
English > insulate: 2 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningplace or set apart.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Narrowercloisterseclude from the world in or as if in a cloister
ghettoize, ghettoiseput in a ghetto
maroonLeave stranded on a desert island without resources / resources
quarantineplace into enforced isolation / isolation, as for medical reasons
seclude, sequester, sequestrate, withdrawKeep away from others
segregateseparate or isolate (one thing) from another and place in a group apart from others
Broaderdiscriminate, separate, single outtreat differently on the basis of sex / sex or race
Catalanaïllar-se, aïllar, isolar-se, isolar
Nounsinsulationthe state of being isolated / isolated or detached

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