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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·su·late /ˈɪn(t)səˌlet/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 in·su·late /ˈɪn(t)səˌlet/ 及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·su·late v. t. [imp. & p. p. Insulated p. pr. & vb. n. Insulating ]
 1. To make an island of. [Obs.]
 2. To place in a detached situation, or in a state having no communication with surrounding objects; to isolate; to separate.
 3. Elec. & Thermotics To prevent the transfer of electricity or heat to or from (bodies) by the interposition of nonconductors.
 Insulating stool Elec., a stool with legs of glass or some other nonconductor of electricity, used for insulating a person or any object placed upon it.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: protect from heat, cold, noise, etc. by surrounding with
           insulating material; "We had his bedroom insulated
           before winter came"
      2: place or set apart; "They isolated the political prisoners
         from the other inmates" [syn: isolate]