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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

IN'SULATING, ppr. Setting in a detached position. In electrical experiments, preventing communication by the interposition of an electric body.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Insulate In"su*late, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Insulated; p. pr. & vb. n. Insulating.] [L. insulatus insulated, fr. insula island. See Isle, and cf. Isolate.] 1. To make an island of. [Obs.] --Pennant. 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 o? 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.



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