HyperDic: insulator

English > 1 sense of the word insulator:
NOUNsubstanceinsulator, dielectric, nonconductora material such as glass or porcelain with negligible electrical or thermal conductivity
insulator > pronunciation
Soundsih'nsahley.ter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > insulator: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA material such as glass or porcelain with negligible electrical or thermal conductivity.
Synonymsdielectric, nonconductor
NarrowerbushingAn insulating liner in an opening through which conductors / conductors pass
glass woolglass fibers spun and massed into bundles resembling wool
mineral wool, rock woolA light fibrous material used as an insulator
Broadermaterial, stuffThe tangible / tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
OppositeconductorA substance that readily conducts e.g. electricity and heat
Spanishaislador, aislante, dieléctrico, no conductor
Catalanaïllador, aïllant, dielèctric, isolador, isolant, no conductor
Verbsinsulateprotect from heat, cold, or noise by surrounding with insulating material

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