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One entry found for insulate.
Main Entry: in·su·late
Pronunciation: primarystressin(t)-sschwa-secondarystresslamacrt
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): -lat·ed; -lat·ing
Etymology: from Latin insula "island" --related to ISLE, ISOLATE, PENINSULA
: to place in a detached situation : ISOLATE; especially : to separate from conducting bodies by means of nonconductors so as to prevent transfer of electricity, heat, or sound

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