- Present participle of insulate.
(comparative more insulating, superlative most insulating)
- That insulates
Variant of insulate
transitive verbinsulated, insulating
- to set apart; detach from the rest; isolate
- to separate or cover with a nonconducting material in order to prevent the passage or leakage of electricity, heat, sound, radioactive particles, etc.
Origin of insulate; from Classical Latin insulatus, made like an island ; from insula, isle