Definition of insulative
1. insulate [ v ] protect from heat, cold, noise, etc. by surrounding with insulating material
Examples: "We had his bedroom insulated before winter came"
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A small pressure unbalance displaces the diaphragm and changes the capacitance between the diaphragm and an electrically insulated plate spaced 0.001 in. apart ( for * * f ) .Synonyms insulate Related Terms change weatherstrip soundproof insulating_material insulator
2. insulate [ v ] place or set apart
Examples: "They isolated the political prisoners from the other inmates"
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Residential associations struggle to insulate themselves against intrusions .
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In proportion as meanings are concrete , we can better rely_on their being insulated and distinctive .Synonyms isolate insulate Related Terms discriminate seclude cloister maroon ghettoize segregate quarantine insulation
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