verb (insulates, insulating, insulated, insulated)
- To separate, detach, or isolate.
- To separate a body or material from others, eg. by non-conductors to prevent the transfer of electricity, heat, etc.
- Ceramic can be used to power lines.
Etymology: Originally "make into an island", from insulatus (past participle of insulare).
- French: isoler
- German: isolieren
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