(n"s*l"td), p. a. 1. Standing by itself; not being contiguous to other bodies; separated; unconnected; isolated; as, an insulated house or column.
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The special and insulated situation of the Jews.
De Quincey.
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2. (Elect. & Thermotics) Separated from other bodies by means of nonconductors of heat or electricity.
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3. (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. C. A. Young.
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Insulated wire, wire covered with some nonconducting material, such as plastic or silk, for use in conducting electricity.
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