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Etymology

insulate + -or

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈɪn.sjə.leɪ.tə(r)/, SAMPA: /"In.sj@.lEI.t@/

Noun

Singular
insulator

Plural
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  1. A substance that does not transmit sound, heat (thermal insulator), or electricity (electrical insulator).
  2. A non-conductive structure or device that does not transmit sound, heat, or electricity
    To isolate electrical wires from the pylons supporting them, one often uses glass insulators.

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