Definition of 'insulation'
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It blamed poor insulation and heating in some homes and a failure to wrap up. The Sun (2017)Engineers said the height was needed to provide effective sound insulation. The Sun (2016)A brutal price war in the roofing and building insulation industry has claimed the head of one of its biggest players after a poorly received profit warning. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The poor sound insulation also means that your music choice is audible to those near you. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It attributes the improvement to new building regulations on insulation and windows. Times, Sunday Times (2006)These composite panels consist of a layer of insulation sandwiched between two layers of structure. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The homes also have good thermal insulation. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The premium duck down filling provides plush insulation as the temperatures drop. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Your energy company may offer discounted insulation to cut heating bills. The Sun (2013)We can offer free insulation to some people. The Sun (2013)New figures on cavity wall insulation do not bode well. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Households who receive tax credits or other benefits may qualify for a free boiler or loft insulation. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The area has a concentration of older properties that have poor insulation. Times, Sunday Times (2006) Building insulation is one particular field that beggars the imagination. Fire and Ice - the Greenhouse Effect, Ozone Depletion, and Nuclear Winter (1990)The ceiling has a layer of insulation that absorbs organic compounds and is constantly cleaning the air. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Perhaps the extra bulk acted as good insulation! The Sun (2007)The gap between the two sheets of glass provides heat insulation. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The newer homes have better heating and insulation. The Sun (2008)More education about free insulation schemes is needed. The Sun (2011)Also on the list were companies offering to sell boilers or insulation and energy suppliers. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Ban landlords from letting out homes that have poor insulation. The Sun (2015)It provides good insulation and is naturally flame resistant. Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)This involves fixing a layer of insulation to the wall and covering it with a special render or cladding. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This would include plumbing, electricity and insulation. Times, Sunday Times (2008)If your house or flat has loft space, then you should be able to install loft insulation. Times, Sunday Times (2010)If that all sounds a bit dubious, the less riveting savings option would be to install cavity wall insulation. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The book comes on strong in its instruction of purchasing and installing insulation, and highly recommends that church volunteers contribute to the work. Christianity Today (2000)None would be caught using anything but sustainable wood, low-energy underfloor heating is the norm and they often have far better insulation than domestic building regulations require. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'insulation'
British English: insulation /ˌɪnsjʊˈleɪʃən/ NOUN
Insulation is a thick layer of material used to protect something from cold or noise.
Better insulation could cut your heating bills.
- American English: insulation
- Arabic: عَازِلٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: isolamento
- Chinese: 绝缘
- Croatian: izolacija
- Czech: izolace
- Danish: isolering
- Dutch: isolatie
- European Spanish: aislamiento
- Finnish: eriste
- French: isolation
- German: Isolierung
- Greek: μόνωση
- Italian: isolamento
- Japanese: 絶縁材
- Korean: 절연체
- Norwegian: isolering
- Polish: izolacja
- European Portuguese: isolamento
- Romanian: izolare
- Russian: изоляция
- Spanish: aislamiento
- Swedish: isolering
- Thai: ฉนวนกันความร้อน
- Turkish: yalıtım
- Ukrainian: ізоляція
- Vietnamese: lớp cách ly
Definition of insulation from the Collins English Dictionary
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