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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Anything that slows or stops the flow of electricity, heat, or sound.

Usage examples (35)
  • It is amazing that shredded paper makes a good insulator against the cold.
  • This forms an insulator which is not affected by heat or moisture.
  • Conductors and insulator are supported by towers or poles.
  • The lower the conductivity, the better an insulator is the material. for more
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