Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Being in a state of insulation, in any sense of that word; in a restricted sense, so remote from other bodies as to be beyond the reach of any sensible attraction, as solitary or isolated stars.
- adj. Protected from heat, cold, noise etc, by being surrounded with an insulating material.
- adj. Placed or set apart.
- adj. of an electrically conducting material Isolated or separated from other conducting materials, or sources of electricity.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of insulate.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Standing by itself; not being contiguous to other bodies; separated; unconnected; isolated.
- adj. (Elect. & Thermotics) Separated from other bodies by means of nonconductors of heat or electricity.
- adj. (Astron.) Situated at so great a distance as to be beyond the effect of gravitation; -- said of stars supposed to be so far apart that the affect of their mutual attraction is insensible.
“I would hazard a guess that there will not be substantial changes until the Ruling Class reap what they sow; however as they will remain insulated from the policies they mandate for others will this ever happen?”
“When traveling with others I think it's easy to remain insulated from a new culture and merely observe it rather than be a part of it.”
“The problem is that basic research and advanced technology budgets are not insulated from the big NASA projects.”
“Technocracy insulated from the consequences of its decisions clearly is.”
“He sits front and center in the dark trailer, insulated from the sunshine and the roar of the crowd, taking the fragments of sounds and moving images and assembling the broadcast on the fly, mediating the real event into the digital one.”
“Then you would have to compare heating and cooling bills in insulated homes NOB with uninsulated SOB.”
“International bank regulators are planning a fresh wave of rules for the world's most important financial companies in an effort to ensure that firms considered "too big to fail" are better protected from collapse - and that taxpayers are insulated from the fallout if they do.”
“The heads of the union are on big salaries and are insulated from the realities of losing their job.”
“Convertibles are particularly attractive to those investors who want to participate in the rise of hot growth companies while being insulated from a drop in price should the stocks not live up to expectations.”
“Government projects and spending are self-perpetuating and insulated from the mechanism of efficient resource allocation by legislative majority, unlike those in the private sector whose economic values are determined by profit and loss.”
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