insulant

Definitions

  • IN A SALVAGE VESSEL: OVERHAULING THE INSULATION OF THE POWER LEADS
    IN A SALVAGE VESSEL: OVERHAULING THE INSULATION OF THE POWER LEADS
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n insulant a material that reduces or prevents the transmission of heat or sound or electricity
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Usage

In literature:

Oh, you hard-shelled, unplastic, insulated Englishmen!
"Northern Travel" by Bayard Taylor
Yet the cabin, insulated from all noise, was not soothing, but disturbing.
"Old Junk" by H. M. Tomlinson
The weapons' beams had penetrated well past both the outer shell and the wall of insulation webbing.
"The Defiant Agents" by Andre Alice Norton
This was served us in small metal cups with handles that seemed to be insulated from the heat.
"The Fire People" by Ray Cummings
He had unhooked an insulated copper wire that led to his outside aerial.
"The Radio Boys Trailing a Voice" by Allen Chapman
Why could he not use the rails that far, if they were insulated?
"The Young Railroaders" by Francis Lovell Coombs
My pick and shovel I treated likewise, and thus I was comparatively insulated.
"Edge of the Jungle" by William Beebe
The Christians are not a local tribe having an insulated local situation amongst Germans, French, etc.
"The Posthumous Works of Thomas De Quincey, Vol. II (2 vols)" by Thomas De Quincey
Little insulated sandy spots and rocks.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
The materials were at hand; a special foam plastic is used as insulation from the chill of the lunar substrata.
"Hail to the Chief" by Gordon Randall Garrett
Make a coil by winding insulated wire around a block of wood about ten times.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study" by Ontario Ministry of Education
Gunpowder was discharged from the point of the finger by persons charged on an insulating stool.
"True to His Home" by Hezekiah Butterworth
Used for spokes, insulator pins, posts, railway ties, wagon framing, turnery, and woodcarving.
"Seasoning of Wood" by Joseph B. Wagner
The dome was constructed in three layers, for insulation, and to give added protection.
"Wanted--7 Fearless Engineers!" by Warner Van Lorne
Most of the black paint had worn off the handles of the controls, and insulation peeked through rips in the plastic siding here and there.
"The Risk Profession" by Donald Edwin Westlake
Later, a sheet of electric insulating fibre was substituted, for look's sake.
"Electricity for the farm" by Frederick Irving Anderson
They are ornamented insulations for an identical current.
"Fantazius Mallare" by Ben Hecht
All he would need would be an insulated screw driver.
"Smugglers' Reef" by John Blaine
The rescuer must not touch the body of a person touching a live wire or a third rail unless his own body is thoroughly insulated.
"How Girls Can Help Their Country" by Juliette Low
He disposed a number of insulated loops about Quirl's body and head, connecting them through flexible cables to his machine.
"In the Orbit of Saturn" by Roman Frederick Starzl
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In news:

Mulch insulates the soil from temperature extremes, keeping it warmer in winter and cooler in summer.
From furniture cushions to insulation, versatile polymer has found a world of applications.
Superior Walls Insulated precast concrete wall systems.
Insulation isn't generally considered glamorous (it is, after all, wedged between walls most of the time), but its moment has finally come.
When is spray foam insulation not spray foam insulation.
Revision of E970 - 10 Standard Test Method for Critical Radiant Flux of Exposed Attic Floor Insulation Using a Radiant Heat Energy Source.
They provide natural insulation, help control with runoff, and pack a slew of cool features—it's no wonder these building canopies have gained in popularity.
How to Determine if Your Insulation Will Work.
The energy crisis of the 1970s led industry experts and legislators to conclude that buildings needed more insulation, infiltration required additional control, and ventilation rates had to be reduced.
This series of insulated low profile coin cell retainers are suited for high density PCB packaging.
The global market value of polyurethane is predicted to rise in the coming years, with thermal insulation potentially becoming a key material application, according to a new report by GBI Research.
The best roof insulation choice meets thermal needs, energy codes, and performance requirements, resulting in a roof system that performs well over the long term.
The purchase includes all Celotex brand polyisocyanurate insulation products for residential and commercial markets as well as other accessory products.
STAFF PHOTO/ASHLEIGH LIVINGSTON Insulation piled on the ground outside Pasquale's Pizzeria take-out building in Peru was pulled from a wall by firefighters as they put out a small fire on Monday morning.
Johns Manville Company introduced JM ocSPF insulation, a low-density polyurethane open-cell spray foam insulation designed for use in commercial and residential applications.
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In science:

The GH phase, on the other hand, is a ‘spin insulator’, not unlike the RD phase of spin-1/2 chains.
Dynamics and transport in random quantum systems governed by strong-randomness fixed points
At the first order metal-insulator transition a semiconductor jumps into a dense plasma with rs ≈ 1.
Comment on "Electronic fine structure in the electron-hole plasma of SrB6"
Before obtaining the localization lengths in the present methods, we have various landscapes of the wave functions themselves and obtain a physical picture of the “metal-insulator” transition from them.
Random-Mass Dirac Fermions in an Imaginary Vector Potential (II): Long-Range Correlated Random Mass
Since the ν = 1 condition seems always to provide an insulator phase of the system studied, the result ∆ → ¯hωc is natural in the considered limit.
Activation Energy in a Quantum Hall Ferromagnet and Non-Hartree-Fock Skyrmions
Bose glass phase can exist with the superfluid phase and the Mott insulating phase.
Bose-Einstein condensation and superfluidity of dilute Bose gas in a random potential
The Bose glass phase is similar to the Anderson insulating phase in metal.
Bose-Einstein condensation and superfluidity of dilute Bose gas in a random potential
We show that in particular parameter ranges, a fractionalized insulating phase exists where there are excitations whose charge is one half that of the underlying bosons.
Exotic order in simple models of bosonic systems
Similarly, electronic Mott insulators that are close to the metal-insulator transition may be good candidates for fractionalization.
Exotic order in simple models of bosonic systems
Another distinct fractionalized insulator also appears in 3D.
Exotic order in simple models of bosonic systems
FIG. 3: Diagram of the large U insulating phases of the boson model Eq. (1) in two dimensions.
Exotic order in simple models of bosonic systems
Proceeding as before, the large U Mott insulating states are described by the effective Hamiltonian H (0) eff , Eq. (3), which is equivalent to the (3 + 1)D version of the compact U (1) gauge theory coupled to a charge 2 scalar.
Exotic order in simple models of bosonic systems
We apply the method to study the phonon dispersions of a prototype Mott insulator NiO.
Linear Response Calculations of Lattice Dynamics in Strongly Correlated Systems
For example, the local density predictions for such properties as bulk modulus and elastic constants in metallic Plutonium are approximately one order of magnitude off from experiment ; the phonon spectrum of Mott Insulators such as MnO is not predicted correctly by LDA .
Linear Response Calculations of Lattice Dynamics in Strongly Correlated Systems
As a test we consider the prototype Mott insulator NiO.
Linear Response Calculations of Lattice Dynamics in Strongly Correlated Systems
We now describe our implementation of the method for calculating vibrational spectrum of the prototype Mott insulator NiO.
Linear Response Calculations of Lattice Dynamics in Strongly Correlated Systems
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