English - Vietnamese Dictionary
insulates|insulated|insulating'ɪnsəleɪt /-sjʊl-Thesaurus Dictionary
+protect from heat, cold, or noise by surrounding with insulating material
+place or set apart
Advanced English Dictionary
1 detach, separate, isolate, segregate, shelter, preserve, set or keep apart, sequester, sequestrate, quarantine:
The rock star's aides did their best to insulate her from her screaming fans
2 lag, protect, shield, cushion, wrap, cover:
Insulate the pipes to prevent heat loss. Insulate the wire with this tape. Nitroglycerine must be insulated from shock.
+ adjectiveCollocation Dictionary
protected with a material that prevents heat, sound, electricity, etc. from passing through: insulated wires + a well-insulated house
1 protected against the cold, sound, etc.
well | badly, poorly | heavily | properly
The laboratory was well insulated against all outside noise.
The hot water tank should be insulated with proper insulating materials.
2 protected from unpleasant experiences
completely, totally | largely
The community was totally insulated from the outside world.
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