Usage examples for insulation

  1. He said with gratification: " Chuka can turn out silicone- wool insulation, he says. – Sand Doom by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  2. Despite the insulation inside, that was too long. – Space Tug by Murray Leinster
  3. So we return again and again to that insulation from things heavenly in which we lived before we had been made Aware. – The Romance of the Soul by Lilian Staveley
  4. As a rule, the buildings have a steel frame erected on cement foundations and without a cellar; the walls and partitions are of asbestos composition and the roof constructed of steel sheets with aluminum insulation. – A Living from the Land by William B. Duryee
  5. The Automaton reached out and began rubbing sharply at the insulation of the feed wires. – The Master Mystery by Arthur B. Reeve and John W. Grey
  6. Weakness in the insulation, I suppose, though it tested solidly enough. – Psichopath by Gordon Randall Garrett
  7. Naturally these stood in little groups apart and associated only with each other to maintain the literary tradition of proper insulation from the realities of what was going on in the rest of the world. – Eight Keys to Eden by Mark Irvin Clifton
  8. If they agree to terms before Paris has given France an example of heroism, they fear that her supremacy will be compromised; if they allow the insulation to continue, they fear that the Provinces will accustom themselves to independent action; if a Constituent Assembly be elected whilst free communication between Paris and the rest of France is interrupted, they fear that this Assembly will consist of local candidates rather than those, as has heretofore been the case in all French Legislative Chambers, who are imposed upon the departments by a central organization in the capital. – Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris by Henry Labouchère
  9. In a trice the passageway was a sheet of flame, rapidly filling with smoke from burning insulation. – The Long Voyage by Carl Richard Jacobi
  10. Firestopping all exterior walls and interior partitions not only cuts down fire risk but adds greatly to insulation from both heat and cold. – If You're Going to Live in the Country by Thomas H. Ormsbee and Richmond Huntley
  11. As at the top of the aerial we have to deal with potentials capable sometimes of giving sparks several feet in length, the insulation of the upper end of the aerial is an important matter. – Hertzian Wave Wireless Telegraphy by John Ambrose Fleming
  12. In order to perpetuate the institution, as it was, segregation, insulation, was the only course. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  13. It is pretty certain, however, that nitrogen is set free, for if gelatine imbued with primuline be immersed in water after insulation, nitrogen is set free and can be collected as usual in a tub filled with water and inverted on the substance. – Photographic Reproduction Processes by P.C. Duchochois
  14. Of the intellectual and sensual regions, only the former is surcharged; the latter is either exhausted, or separated by an insulation so sure that it cannot possibly flash into the other. – The Friendships of Women by William Rounseville Alger
  15. There was sound- and vibration- insulation. – The Planet Strappers by Raymond Zinke Gallun
  16. The original consecration, which rested on the government of the race when it begun, is seen not yet to have parted from its scattered members in their tribal or national insulation. – Church and State as Seen in the Formation of Christendom by T. W. Allies
  17. The cabin will be insulated, but I shall find a way of cutting off that insulation so that you may hear. – Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930 by Various
  18. So far I've only had light shocks, but the insulation is burning out of my magneto, and that will soon stop. – Tom Swift and his Giant Cannon or, The Longest Shots on Record by Victor Appleton
  19. Toward the end it became clear that it was unrealistic to try to shrink this woman any closer to normal body weight because to her, fat represented an invaluable insulation or buffer that she was not prepared to give up. – How and When to Be Your Own Doctor by Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon