Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: insulate
IPA transcription: ['ɪnsəl,eɪt]
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: insulate
    Meaning: protect from heat, cold, or noise by surrounding with insulating material; "We had his bedroom insulated before winter came"
  • Synonyms: isolate, insulate
    Meaning: place or set apart; "They isolated the political prisoners from the other inmates"
Usage examples
  • The little glass-knob insulators made seductive targets for ignorant sportsmen. Attempts to insulate the line wire were limited to coating it with tar or smearing it with wax for the benefit of all the bees in the neighborhood.