Meaning of insulate
Pronunciation: (in'su-lāt", ins'yu-), [key]
— -lat•ed, -lat•ing.
- to cover, line, or separate with a material that prevents or reduces the passage, transfer, or leakage of heat, electricity, or sound: to insulate an electric wire with a rubber sheath; to insulate a coat with down.
- to place in an isolated situation or condition; segregate.
- insulate (Thesaurus)