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

 in·su·la·tion /ˌɪn(t)səˈleʃən/

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

 in·su·la·tion /ˌɪn(t)səˈleʃən/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·su·la·tion n.
 1. The act of insulating, or the state of being insulated; detachment from other objects; isolation.
 2. Elec. & Thermotics The act of separating a body from others by nonconductors, so as to prevent the transfer of electricity or of heat; also, the state of a body so separated.
 3. The material or substance used to insulate from either electrical or thermal conduction; as, fiberglass is used as thermal insulation in the walls and roofs of houses.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the state of being isolated or detached; "the insulation of
           England was preserved by the English Channel" [syn: insularity,
            insularism, detachment]
      2: a material that reduces or prevents the transmission of heat
         or sound or electricity [syn: insulating material, insulant]
      3: the act of protecting something by surrounding it with
         material that reduces or prevents the transmission of
         sound or heat or electricity