French translation of 'insulate'
(against cold, heat) isoler
(against sound) isoler ⧫ insonoriser
to insulate sth from sth, to insulate sth against sth [cold, heat, sound] isoler qch de qch; [sound] isoler qch de qch
2. (figurative) (= protect)
to insulate sb from sth, to insulate sb against sth protéger qn de qch
to insulate o.s. from sth, to insulate o.s. against sth se protéger de qch
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Many of them lived underground, letting the land itself insulate them from the sun's killing heat.DESERT RAIN (2001)
The closing in of the weather, the gloom, the sleet, had all conspired to insulate him.THE LAST RAVEN (2001)
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