insulation

Definitions

General English

General Science

  • noun the state of being protected against the passing of heat, cold, sound or electricity from one area to another
  • noun a material or substance used to insulate something

Aviation

  • noun an act of or state of preventing the passing of heat, cold, sound or electricity from one area to another

Construction

  • Material used to reduce the effects of heat, cold, or sound.
  • Any material, device, or technique that provides protection against fire or the transfer of electricity, heat, cold, moisture, or sound.
  • thermal insulation is a material used for covering pipes, ducts, vessels, etc., to effect a reduction of heat loss or gain.

Real Estate

  • noun material that prevents or reduces the passage of heat, electricity or sound, e.g. a special fabric or a layer of air
  • noun the act of covering or surrounding something to prevent or reduce the passage of heat, electricity or sound

Travel

  • noun the act of protecting something against cold, heat or noise
  • noun material which protects against cold, heat or noise
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