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insulator (plural insulators)
- A substance that does not transmit heat (thermal insulator), sound (acoustic insulator) or electricity (electrical insulator).
- A non-conductive structure, coating or device that does not transmit sound, heat or electricity (see image)
- To isolate electrical wires from the pylons supporting them, one often uses glass insulators.
- A person who installs insulation.
- 2007, Kenneth S. Cohen, Expert Witnessing and Scientific Testimony: Surviving in the Courtroom:
- Alan Vasen worked as an insulator at this site from September 1968 through mid-April 1969. Mr. Vasen installed thousands of lineal feet of asbestos pipe covering and thousands of square feet of asbestos block insulation throughout the operating units of the Benicia refinery.
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