Examples from the Web for insulation
Fallen trees are filled with insulation, film tape, and in one occasion a bed.Oklahoma Tornado Levels Moore 7-Eleven; Heroes Emerge to Save Injured|Christine Pelisek|May 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In effect, companies from Apple on down are using cash as a form of insulation.Apple Has $137 Billion in Cash, Shareholders Aren’t Pleased|Daniel Gross|February 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The demise of Gaddafi adds a much-needed layer of insulation against GOP attacks as the 2012 campaign heats up.
I just filled it up with anything I could find—extra clothing, insulation from the ruptured tube, a few utensils.Spillthrough|Daniel F. Galouye
In addition he should complete his insulation by standing on a dry board, or a thick piece of dry paper or on a dry coat.How Girls Can Help Their Country|Juliette Low
In order that we may fully comprehend the nature of an insulation, let us make clear a few facts concerning conductors in general.The Invention of the Track Circuit|American Railway Association
Outside wires are never a hazard because they are covered with insulation when they are installed.Electricity for the 4-H Scientist|Eric B. Wilson
The materials were at hand; a special foam plastic is used as insulation from the chill of the lunar substrata.Hail to the Chief|Gordon Randall Garrett
British Dictionary definitions for insulation
Word Origin and History for insulation
1848, "act of making (something) into an island," noun of action from insulate. Transferred sense attested by 1798. Electrical sense is from 1767. The concrete sense of "insulating material" is recorded by 1870.