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insulation

noun [U] uk   us   /ˌɪn.sjʊˈleɪ.ʃən/
the act of covering something to stop heat, sound, or electricity from escaping or entering, or the fact that something is covered in this way: The animal's thick fur provides very good insulation against the arctic cold. material that is used to stop heat, sound, or electricity from escaping or entering: Glass fibre is often used as roof insulation.
Translations of “insulation”
in Chinese (Traditional) 隔熱, 隔音, 絕緣…
in Russian изоляционный материал, изоляция…
in Turkish yalıtım/izolasyon maddesi, yalıtım, yalıtma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 隔热, 隔音, 绝缘…
in Polish izolacja…
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