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I was dishwasher, then promoted to chef in a local kitchen in a restaurant in Seattle, and I was working on a building site as well, putting in insulation and painting houses, and then doing some classes at a community college nearby.
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Meaning of "insulation" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF INSULATION

insulation  [ˌɪnsjʊˈleɪʃən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF INSULATION

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Insulation is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES INSULATION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Insulation

Insulation means: ▪ Building insulation, added to buildings for comfort and energy efficiency ▪ Soundproofing, also known as acoustic insulation, any means of reducing the intensity of sound ▪ Thermal insulation, materials used to reduce the rate of heat transfer ▪ Insulator, the use of material to resist the flow of electric current and magnetism ▪ Insulated glass...

Definition of insulation in the English dictionary

The definition of insulation in the dictionary is Also called: insulant,. material used to insulate a body, device, or region. Other definition of insulation is the act or process of insulating.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH INSULATION


calculation
ˌkælkjʊˈleɪʃən
cancellation
ˌkænsɪˈleɪʃən
circulation
ˌsɜːkjʊˈleɪʃən
compilation
ˌkɒmpɪˈleɪʃən
correlation
ˌkɒrɪˈleɪʃən
formulation
ˌfɔːmjʊˈleɪʃən
installation
ˌɪnstəˈleɪʃən
isolation
ˌaɪsəˈleɪʃən
legislation
ˌlɛdʒɪsˈleɪʃən
manipulation
məˌnɪpjʊˈleɪʃən
musculation
ˌmʌskjʊˈleɪʃən
mutilation
ˌmjuːtɪˈleɪʃən
population
ˌpɒpjʊˈleɪʃən
regulation
ˌrɛɡjʊˈleɪʃən
relation
rɪˈleɪʃən
simulation
ˌsɪmjʊˈleɪʃən
stimulation
ˌstɪmjʊˈleɪʃən
translation
trænsˈleɪʃən
ventilation
ˌvɛntɪˈleɪʃən
violation
ˌvaɪəˈleɪʃən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE INSULATION

insula
insulae
insulant
insular
insularism
insularity
insularly
insulate
insulated
insulating material
insulating tape
insulator
insulin
insulin reaction
insulin shock
insulin treatment
insulin-dependent
insulinase
insulse
insulsity

WORDS THAT END LIKE INSULATION

accreditation
action
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citation
combination
communication
confirmation
conversation
corporation
creation
decoration
destination
documentation
duration
education
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Synonyms and antonyms of insulation in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «insulation» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF INSULATION

Find out the translation of insulation to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of insulation from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «insulation» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

绝缘
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

aislamiento
570 millions of speakers

English

insulation
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

इन्सुलेशन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عَازِلٌ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

изоляция
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

isolamento
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অন্তরণ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

isolation
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Penebat
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Isolierung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

絶縁材
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

절연체
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Isolasi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lớp cách ly
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

காப்பு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पृथक्
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

izolasyon
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

isolamento
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

izolacja
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ізоляція
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

izolare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μόνωση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

isolasie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

isolering
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

isolering
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of insulation

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «INSULATION»

The term «insulation» is very widely used and occupies the 12.918 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about insulation

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3 QUOTES WITH «INSULATION»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word insulation.
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Alexis Denisof
I was dishwasher, then promoted to chef in a local kitchen in a restaurant in Seattle, and I was working on a building site as well, putting in insulation and painting houses, and then doing some classes at a community college nearby.
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Mark Helprin
I was raised on the Hudson, in a house that had been the stable of the financier and Civil War general Brayton Ives. In midcentury, we had fire pits in the floor for heating, and rats everywhere, because they nested in the hay insulation.
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Lawrence Summers
The availability of private insurance provides tremendous insulation for millions of individuals.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «INSULATION»

Discover the use of insulation in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to insulation and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Insulation Handbook
Plan, implement, and troubleshoot any type of insulation application Invaluable to anyone who wants an in-depth understanding of thermal insulation, Insulation Handbook, by Richard T. Bynum and Daniel L. Rubino, is a thorough guide to all ...
Bynum, 2000
2
Insulation Coordination for Power Systems
Supplemented with end-of-chapter problem sets and over 1700 literature citations, tables, drawings, and equations, the book focuses on the conventional (or deterministic) method of insulation coordination, as well as the probabilistic ...
Andrew R. Hileman, 1999
3
High Voltage and Electrical Insulation Engineering
The contents begin with the description of fundamental terminology commonly used in the area of high voltage engineering. This is followed by the classification of electric fields and the techniques of field estimation.
Ravindra Arora, Wolfgang Mosch, 2011
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Electrical Insulation for Rotating Machines: Design, ...
A single comprehensive resource for the design, application, testing, and maintenance of rotating machines Filling a long-standing gap in the field, Electrical Insulation for Rotating Machines covers, in one useful volume, all aspects of ...
Greg Stone, Edward A. Boulter, Ian Culbert, 2004
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Acoustics and sound insulation: principles, planning, examples
This practice-oriented volume provides expert planners and architects but also interested developers with practical knowledge on the subject of acoustics in high-rise architecture, beginning with standards on methods of planning and ...
Eckard Mommertz, 2009
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High voltage insulation engineering: behaviour of ...
The Book Covers In Detail The Behaviour Of Gaseous, Liquid And Solid Dielectrics, Including Vacuum, In Electric Fields Present In High Voltage Power Systems.
R. Arora, Wolfgang Mosch, 1995
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Insulation Materials, Testing, and Applications
Proceedings of the symposium held in Bal Harbour, Florida, December 1987. Rising energy prices have been encouraging work on the use of thermal insulation to conserve energy.
J. F. Kimpflen, 1990
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Insulation of High-Voltage Equipment
The knowledge provided by this book will be useful to physicists designing experimental high-voltage devices as well as to electrical engineers in high-voltage technology, electrical insulation, and cable industries.
Vasily Y. Ushakov, Vasiliĭ I︠A︡kovlevich Ushakov, 2004
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High Voltage Vacuum Insulation: Basic Concepts and ...
This book presents an overview of the technological advances that have occurred since the publication of the Editors earlier book High Voltage Vacuum Insulation: The Physical Basis.
‎1995
10
Thermal Insulation Thickness Charts and Material ...
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION Part A. Required Thickness of Insulation 1.0 NIMA Manual The NIMA manual presents a basic graph- and- table method of determining economic thickness of insulation. In addition, it includes the ...
Federal Construction Council. Task Group T-29 on Thermal Insulation for Piping, 1963

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «INSULATION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term insulation is used in the context of the following news items.
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Go Green: Time to think about insulation - Berkshire Eagle Online
In this week's column, we discuss insulation, an important part of weatherizing a home. Now is a great time to get your home ready for next ... «Berkshire Eagle, Jul 15»
2
Using SPF insulation will save you money on your energy bills
Kingston Spray Foam Insulation in Kingston, Ontario, wants you to know that when you choose spray polyurethane foam insulation, you are ... «www.kingstonregion.com/, Jul 15»
3
Insulation of third rail likely cause of Jul 7 NSEWL disruption: SMRT
"Intensive, round-the-clock investigations and re-enactments of the incident point to the likelihood that the insulation of the third rail could have ... «Channel News Asia, Jul 15»
4
Solar plane pilots: Rapid climb, descent stressed batteries; excess …
The pilots then discovered they had too much insulation around the batteries for them to adequately cool down during the flight through tropical ... «Times Colonist, Jul 15»
5
Italy : Thermore debuts insulation for wide range of temperature …
Thermore, a producer and marketer of thermal insulation for apparels has launched Thermal Booster, a smart insulation that keeps users warm ... «Fibre2fashion.com, Jul 15»
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SMT Insulation Piercing Crimp Terminal accommodates coaxial cable.
July 16, 2015 - Surface Mount Insulation Piercing Crimp Terminal allows termination of RG174/U or RG316/U coaxial cable. Connectors use series of blades ... «ThomasNet News, Jul 15»
7
Haverhill residents warned over insulation
At a town council planning committee on Tuesday night, councillors objected to adding external cladding to a Victorian terraced house in ... «Cambridge News, Jul 15»
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Foamular extruded polystyrene insulation achieves cutting edge …
Kieran Mclnerney Architects selected Foamular metric extruded polystyrene insulation to achieve energy efficiency as well as great design ... «Architecture and Design, Jul 15»
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The Tasman Insulation plant in Penrose where Pink Batts are made …
The head of New Zealand's biggest insulation manufacturer welcomed the Government's decision to require all tenanted properties to have ... «New Zealand Herald, Jul 15»
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Insulation only half the answer to damp housing problems
Director Scott Figenshow says insulation and fire alarms are very important and CHA applauds the Government for taking this step. «Scoop.co.nz, Jul 15»

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