Opposite to an act or state of isolation from others. Opposite to the state of isolation or exclusion, such as of business, society, the world, etc. Isolation, insularity, insularism, noun of separation Insulating material, insulating, insulating noun. A substance that does not transmit heat (thermal insulator), sound (acoustic insulator) or electricity (electrical insulator).
To insulate electrical cables from the towers that support them, glass insulators are often used. Insulating, dielectric, non-conductive A material such as glass or porcelain with negligible electrical or thermal conductivity We were trying to find a material that would be a thermal insulator at extremely low temperatures, but that was relatively strong. We do our best to ensure that our content is useful, accurate and secure. If you happen to spot an inappropriate comment while browsing our website, use this form to let us know and we'll take care of it shortly.