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  • A piece of ice fell and damaged the space shuttle's insulating tiles.
    insulating = preventing heat transfer
  • In the center of the yard there was a lake of debris, vast and deep: leaking car batteries, tangles of insulated copper wire, abandoned transmissions, rusted sheets of corrugated tin, antique faucets, smashed radiators, serrated lengths of luminous brass pipe, and on and on.   (source)
    insulated = wrapped in a material that doesn't conduct electricity
  • One time when a neighbor's TV set broke, Dad opened the back and used a macaroni noodle to insulate some crossed wires.   (source)
    insulate = separate (to prevent passage of electricity)
  • Alex's cheap leather hiking boots were neither waterproof nor well insulated.   (source)
    insulated = layered to keep warm
  • The agent signaled to an insulated wire that ran out of the back of the computer, up the wall, through a hole in the barn roof.   (source)
    insulated = in a material that does not conduct electricity
  • He pulled on a pair of heavy insulated gloves and opened the walk-in freezer marked CONTENTS VIABLE BIOLOGICAL MAINTAIN —10C MINIMUM.   (source)
    insulated = made to keep the inside warm
  • Insulated lunch bags-hip way to save the planet, or sign of an overinvolved mother?   (source)
    insulated = with a layer that minimizes the effect of the outside temperature on the inside temperature
  • Daylight filters through the insulating glass bricks facing the skylight window well.   (source)
    insulating = acting as a layer to minimize the effect of the outside temperature on the inside
  • My hands dig around in my closet until I find the insulated winter gear Cinna made for me for recreational use on the Victory Tour.   (source)
    insulated = made to keep the inside warm
  • Snow is clean, stark, severe, warm (as an insulating blanket, paradoxically), inhospitable, inviting, playful, suffocating, filthy (after enough time has elapsed).   (source)
    insulating = keeping the inside warm
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  • Nadia took the food from him and put it in her oven so that it might remain insulated and warm— —but this precaution notwithstanding, their dinner would be cold when finally eaten, lying there disregarded until dawn.   (source)
    insulated = separated from cold
  • A bit of insulated wire with the copper seam exposed.   (source)
    insulated = surrounded with a material that does not conduct electricity
  • The only bathroom was off the kitchen, poking out with no insulated walls.   (source)
    insulated = with a layer between the outside and the inside that minimizes the effect of the outside temperature on the inside.
  • I bought a pair of insulated boots, and some long-handled drawers (long underwear), and gloves.   (source)
    insulated = made to keep the inside warm
  • My head seems insulated with felt, like a soundproof room.   (source)
    insulated = separated from sound
  • And opening an insulated door he showed them racks upon racks of numbered test-tubes.   (source)
    insulated = designed to prevent passage of heat or sound
  • ...a pair of insulated flight pants of the type sold in military-surplus stores;   (source)
    insulated = layered to keep warm
  • Frost was etched on the inside of my window, another sign that we needed to re-insulate the house.   (source)
    insulate = add a layer between that decreases the influence of the outside temperature on the inside
  • The pod itself is far too voluminous to be heated, but your lab is a thermally insulated cinder-block room, roughly a cube, located in the farthest corner of the pod for maximum separation.   (source)
    insulated = separated with a layer to minimize the effect of the outside temperature on the inside temperature
  • They lay still, hoping not to be discovered, but it was quiet, so quiet they imagined they must be in the countryside—for they had no experience of acoustically insulating glazing—and everyone in the hotel must be asleep.   (source)
    insulating = separated from noise
  • Four or five electric space heaters blasted away. Mom explained that Dad had hooked up every squat in the building to an insulated cable he'd hot-wired off a utility pole down the block.   (source)
    insulated = wrapped in material that doesn't conduct electricity
  • It appears that McCandless was saving them to insulate his clothing or perhaps to make a feather pillow.   (source)
    insulate = create layers for warmth
  • The molten stone poured out in a stream of dazzling incandescence across the road, the asbestos rollers came and went; at the tail of an insulated watering cart the steam rose in white clouds.   (source)
    insulated = designed to prevent transfer of heat
  • And since the houses were nearly all constructed of cheap, uninsulated materials—and the residents could not afford or did not choose to trouble themselves with air conditioning—the neighborhood (even in the evening) teemed with outdoor activities of the kind that are usually conducted indoors.   (source)
    uninsulated = without layers to reduce the effect of the outside temperature on the inside temperature
    standard prefix: The prefix "un-" in uninsulated means not and reverses the meaning of insulated. This is the same pattern you see in words like unhappy, unknown, and unlucky.
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  • Supreme Court justices are appointed for life to try to insulate them from outside pressure.
    insulate = separate
  • Everyone in the family was suffering, but the children wanted to insulate their mother.   (source)
    insulate = separate (from harm)
  • Instead of living in concert with the land, instead of relying on the country for sustenance as the natives did, he attempted to insulate himself from the northern environment with ill-suited military tools and traditions.   (source)
  • For the seating arrangement I'd put Alex Thomas beside myself, with Callie on the other side and Laura at the far end. That way, I'd felt, he'd be insulated, or at least Laura would.   (source)
    insulated = separated from an influence thought to be harmful
  • A peaceful place, insulated by fields, enwombed in hedges.   (source)
    insulated = separated from influences thought to be harmful
  • Brinker, in his accelerating change from absolute to relative virtue, came up with plan after plan, each more insulated from the fighting than the last.   (source)
    insulated = separated
  • Butler steered the protesting Vietnamese to a rented four-wheel drive that was hardly necessary on the flat streets of Ho Chi Minh City, or Saigon as the locals still called it, but Artemis preferred to be as insulated from civilians as possible.   (source)
  • Birds and Flight Mansfield uses the metaphor of birds and flight as a strategy to show how the Sheridan insulate themselves from the lower classes.   (source)
    insulate = separate
  • When Cristian arrived at Carl Hayden, he decided to sign up for all honors courses, mainly so that he could insulate himself from "the idiots" who heckled the teachers, played pranks in class, and mocked his seriousness.   (source)
  • He assured them that he had prepared a proper will, one that would insulate them from financial worries and also secure the future for their children, Seth's beloved grandchildren.   (source)
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  • "Can you insulate people from this thing?" someone else asked.   (source)
    insulate = separate (from influences thought to be harmful)
  • More specifically, it shows how people insulate themselves from what lies outside their own narrow view of the world—how to put up blinders (be they with velvet ribbons), if you will.   (source)
    insulate = separate
  • I must have been entering a mild state of shock. Insulated by this, I took off my clothes and started to climb the pegs.   (source)
    insulated = separated from an influence thought to be harmful
  • In a car you're more insulated.   (source)
  • But I don't see the harm of insulating a thread of command and control and as many scientists as possible.   (source)
    insulating = separating (from influences thought to be harmful)
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  • Warm in here, but the boots are insulated.†   (source)
  • Who's out there?" he called, his voice shaky and hollow—it sounded as if he were speaking inside an insulated tunnel.†   (source)
  • State and federal courts have persistently insulated prosecutors from accountability for egregious misconduct that results in innocent people being sent to death row.†   (source)
  • A small table was stacked with volumes such as Predicting the Unpredictable: Insulate Yourself Against Shocks and Broken Balls: When Fortunes Turn Foul.†   (source)
  • Mariam sat in the far corner by herself, working on her heels with a pumice stone, insulated by a wall of steam from the passing shapes.†   (source)
  • Opposite the stage was the glassed-in control room, sound-insulated from the rest of the studio.†   (source)
  • Ty came in, stepping out of his boots and hanging his insulated coverall by the door.†   (source)
  • The plutonium is inside a bunch of pellets, each one sealed and insulated to prevent radiation leakage, even if the outer container is breached.†   (source)
  • In transplanting the paesani culture of southern Italy to the hills of eastern Pennsylvania, the Rosetans had created a powerful, protective social structure capable of insulating them from the pressures of the modern world.†   (source)
  • And make an insulated door by stuffing two woven frames full of leaves.†   (source)
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  • Yet the museum always felt like a holiday; and once we were inside with the glad roar of tourists all around us, I felt strangely insulated from whatever else the day might hold in store.†   (source)
  • I felt drugged, disengaged, thoroughly insulated from external stimuli.†   (source)
  • I feel very lonely, surrounded by these thick walls that muffle all sounds, insulated from the sun and the wind and the heat, all of it perfect and unnatural.†   (source)
  • The walls weren't insulated.†   (source)
  • We were insulated from their world and any other world but our own.†   (source)
  • No. Double insulated.†   (source)
  • But there was no insulating the sounds: the wail of a baby, the din of radios, the angry words of a family quarrel.†   (source)
  • This dining room is insulated from noise, water, wind, and hot flying lead by a double layer of remarkably thick glass, and the space between the panes is full of something cool and gelatinous.†   (source)
  • A coil of insulated electrical wire was looped over one shoulder.†   (source)
  • BOURKA: insulated mantle worn by Fremen in the open desert.†   (source)
  • He wore jeans and a flannel shirt open over a white insulated tee.†   (source)
  • I hoped the inside was insulated.†   (source)
  • An inaudible spell served to insulate Eragon from the chill.†   (source)
  • Inside everything is tinted blue from the tarp that covers the walls, insulating the structure against the cold.†   (source)
  • So they spent the day piling snow high around the shelter to insulate it and gathering all the loose wood they could find.†   (source)
  • It is dehumanizing, for it forces one to adapt by becoming more self-contained and insulated.†   (source)
  • "They really should insulate those pipes," Ramius said.†   (source)
  • The stink is killing him, lifting him out of the insulated state of a day's slow whiskey burn.†   (source)
  • Haji Ali he presented with the insulated Helly Hansen jacket that had kept him warm on K2.†   (source)
  • Major Major forged diligently with his left hand to elude identification, insulated against intrusion by his own undesired authority and camouflaged in his false mustache and dark glasses as an additional safeguard against detection by anyone chancing to peer in through the dowdy celluloid window from which some thief had carved out a slice.†   (source)
  • I'd seen him extend a patient's stay to insulate her from some madness at home.†   (source)
  • That will insulate you even while making an appeal for help.†   (source)
  • I unrolled the bundle of clothes I had bought for her— insulated underclothes, quilted shirt and trousers, undercoat and hooded overcoat, gloves—and laid them out.†   (source)
  • What I mean is, do you believe it possible for us, the two of us, to throw off the mask of custom and manners that insulate man from man, and converse in naked honesty and frankness?†   (source)
  • Kids lived in such an insulated world, where the smallest disturbance was met with cries of protest.†   (source)
  • Suspicion insulated one curiously little against the shock of knowledge.†   (source)
  • You see these?" he asked, kicking two insulated wires fastened to one side of the trench.†   (source)
  • United States Insulated from Danger†   (source)
  • In hindsight, it really didn't make a difference where you put the room if you didn't insulate or finish the interior walls.†   (source)
  • He had on an insulated army jacket, and his hair, long for this part of the country, was growing out from underneath his yellow-and-green John Deere baseball cap.†   (source)
  • Mark asked if she would like to see the church, and when they entered, she saw at once the new insulated sidings which had caused him so many blisters.†   (source)
  • We winced and turned into mummies, staring vacantly, insulating ourselves against further insults.†   (source)
  • So, insulated, she decided not to make any fuss.†   (source)
  • Insulated by the closed windows from Birkenau's smoldering stench, the warm room had a musty attic's odor of plaster, brickdust and waterlogged timber.†   (source)
  • That night was so cold that I put on my insulated underwear for pajamas, and when Charley had done his duties and had his biscuits and consumed his usual gallon of water and finally curled up in his place under the bed, I dug out an extra blanket and covered him—all except the tip of his nose—and he sighed and wriggled and gave a great groan of pure ecstatic comfort.†   (source)
  • Two tiny strips of metal with a thin insulating layer between.†   (source)
  • She bought insulated socks, jackets, gloves, and boots.†   (source)
  • The scientific officer tells me that a man could work safely in an insulating suit—helmet, gloves, and all, of course.†   (source)
  • Senators would not stand for re-election every two years—indeed, Alexander Hamilton suggested they be given life tenure—and a six-year term was intended to insulate them from public opinion.†   (source)
  • He set the coffee on the desk, stripped off gloves, scarf, watch cap, coat, insulated vest.†   (source)
  • In the meantime, she settled for the insulated jug of juice.†   (source)
  • As long as I can insulate myself from certain duties.†   (source)
  • These pipes were not as well insulated as those forward.†   (source)
  • Geography and a great navy insulate Great Britain, which has saved its liberties.†   (source)
  • His subject's room was insulated by a bathroom and two walls.†   (source)
  • That did not work, so I took off my insulated green jacket and wrapped it tightly around my feet.†   (source)
  • They have a perfectly good, insulated coop but we let them run because it makes the eggs taste better, and they prefer the chimney to the coop.†   (source)
  • All those years I'd drifted along too glassy and insulated for any kind of reality to push through: a delirium which had spun me along on its slow, relaxed wave since childhood, high and lying on the shag carpet in Vegas laughing at the ceiling fan, only I wasn't laughing any more, Rip van Winkle wincing and holding his head on the ground about a hundred years too late.†   (source)
  • As the negative press filtered back to him, the megalomaniacal leader turned a cold shoulder to the criticism and insulated his team as much as possible from the other expeditions.†   (source)
  • Their death-in-prison sentences were insulated from legal challenges or appeals by a maze of procedural rules, statutes of limitations, and legal barricades designed to make successful postconviction challenges almost impossible.†   (source)
  • It had never been insulated, and the reflective powers of the metal roof did little if anything against the summer sun.†   (source)
  • …of Chusuk, the Buddislamic Variants of the types dominant at Lankiveil and Sikun, the Blend Books of the Mahayana Lankavatara, the Zen Hekiganshu of III Delta Pavonis, the Tawrah and Talmudic Zabur surviving on Salusa Secundus, the pervasive Obeah Ritual, the Muadh Quran with its pure Ilm and Fiqh preserved among the pundi rice farmers of Caladan, the Hindu outcroppings found all through the universe in little pockets of insulated pyons, and finally, the Butlerian Jihad.†   (source)
  • But insulated by her money, a staff of paid attendants, and unwavering selfabsorption, Pittman was heedless of the resentment and scorn she inspired in others; she remained as oblivious as Jane Austen's Emma.†   (source)
  • It's much more subtle and for that reason much more insidious, and that much harder to insulate ourselves against.†   (source)
  • John claims it is the result of good planning on his and the engineers' part, having insulated the pipes and run them on interior walls.†   (source)
  • He said, "Notice, they didn't take the big insulated parkas, they didn't take the warm stuff or the hooded stuff or the down vests.†   (source)
  • Intimidated as he was by Colonel Cathcart, he nevertheless found it easier to brave his displeasure than to decline the thoughtful invitation of his two new friends, whom he had met on one of his hospital visits just a few weeks before and who had worked so effectively to insulate him against the myriad social vicissitudes involved in his official duty to live on closest terms of familiarity with more than nine hundred unfamiliar officers and enlisted men who thought him an odd duck.†   (source)
  • The sun had barely come up, and yet the freeway was thick with cars, the solitary drivers insulated from one another in wafer-thin metal, which at these speeds offered only the illusion of protection.†   (source)
  • If we're wise enough to preserve the Union, we may enjoy the advantage of an insulated situation for a long time.†   (source)
  • Unable to mimic the computer homing system on the American Mark 48, the Soviets had the torpedo's targeting sonar report back to the launching vessel through an insulated wire.†   (source)
  • Dressed in green, insulated boots, and a torn red sweater, eyes afire with self-righteous piety and wrath, I wrote Piedmont a letter with his epigram "I deal in truth" lighting my path.†   (source)
  • She admired the way Jewish parents raised their children to be scholastic standouts, insulating them from a potentially harmful and dangerous public school system by clustering together within certain communities, to attend certain schools, to be taught by certain teachers who enforced discipline and encouraged learning, and she followed their lead.†   (source)
  • Gore is the company that makes the water-resistant Gore-Tex fabric, as well as Glide dental floss, special insulating coatings for computer cables, and a variety of sophisticated specialty cartridges, filter bags, and tubes for the automobile, semiconductor, pharmaceutical, and medical industries.†   (source)
  • The wife is insulated, more or less, by her ring.†   (source)
  • Not that the aunt would have considered herself insulated against being thus affronted, she simply could not have believed that her intentions and actions of the day could have any result other than the one for which she had surrendered for the time not only all Coldfield dignity but all female modesty as well.†   (source)
  • …box of the old exploder, the cigar box with the caps, each little cylinder wrapped round and round with its two wires (the lot of them packed as carefully as he had packed his collection of wild bird eggs when he was a boy), the stock of the submachine gun, disconnected from the barrel and wrapped in his leather jacket, the two pans and five clips in one of the inner pockets of the big pack-sack and the small coils of copper wire and the big coil of light insulated Wire in the other.†   (source)
  • I had to see it several times, in the course of events, and one part of it made a deep impression on me once in the cutting room, this boarded, insulated, burlap-deadened room where it stunk of Gauloise cigarettes and high-grade perfume.†   (source)
  • The gale which, unheard, unseen, unfelt, in our enclosed and insulated world had, for an hour, been mounting over us, had now veered and fallen full on our bows.†   (source)
  • …time which should have torn me free, I waited not for light but for that doom which we call female victory which it endure and then endure, without rhyme or reason or hope of reward—and then endure; I like that blind subterranean fish, that insulated spark whose origin the fish no longer remembers, which pulses and beats at its crepuscular and lethargic tenement with the old unsleeping itch which has no words to speak with other than 'This was called light; that 'smell; that 'touch;…†   (source)
  • Hence in order to preserve the charge from running to waste, the sacred or tabooed personage must be carefully prevented from touching the ground; in electrical language he must be insulated, if he is not to be emptied of the precious substance or fluid with which he, as a vial, is filled to the brim.†   (source)
  • …created by circumstance (circumstance? a hundred years of careful nurturing, perhaps not by blood, not even Coldfield blood, but certainly by the tradition in which Thomas Sutpen's ruthless will had carved a niche) to pass through the soft insulated and unscathed cocoon stages: bud, served prolific queen, then potent and soft-handed matriarch of old age's serene and well-lived content—Judith handicapped by what in me was a few years' ignorance but which in her was ten generations of…†   (source)
  • By and by the dead silence of the night insulated her with leaden oppression.†   (source)
  • You are no longer insulated; but I suppose you must touch life in order to spring from it.†   (source)
  • A strong, mystic wall of cold flint insulated her.†   (source)
  • He was insulated in his unnatural strain.†   (source)
  • Self-contained was the room, warm, secure, insulated from the harassing world.†   (source)
  • Why insulate him thus from all sympathy and kindness?†   (source)
  • Ought not, then, the desert of humanity around them to press this insulated pair closer together?†   (source)
  • The platinoid wire is insulated and the covering of silk that insulates it is wound on the ebonite bobbins just where my finger is.†   (source)
  • The sighing wind and the twittering quail and the singing birds, even the rare and seldom-occurring hollow crack of a sliding weathered stone, only thickened and deepened that insulated silence.†   (source)
  • She felt encompassed by illimitable and stupendous upflung mountains, insulated in a vast, dark, silent tomb.†   (source)
  • All about her and over her swept the keen wind, rustling the sage, seeping the sand, swishing the cedars, but she was out of it, protected and insulated.†   (source)
  • This insulated rift in the crust of the earth was a gigantic burrow for beasts, perhaps for outlawed men—not for a civilized person—not for Glenn Kilbourne.†   (source)
  • She thought she saw and heard everything, yet insulated her true self in a callous and unreceptive aloofness from all that affronted her.†   (source)
  • The opening into Deception Pass was one of the remarkable natural phenomena in a country remarkable for vast slopes of sage, uplands insulated by gigantic red walls, and deep canyons of mysterious source and outlet.†   (source)
  • It needed only the situation, the climax, to focus these long-insulated, slow-developing and inquiring minds upon the truth—that one wife, one mother of children, for one man at one time as a law of nature, love, and righteousness.†   (source)
  • He had lived a narrow, insulated life with his mind on spiritual things; his family and his congregation and his friends—except that one new friend whose story had enthralled him—were people of quiet religious habit; the man deep down in him had never had a chance.†   (source)
  • …of the Revolution, the inhabited parts of the colony of New York were limited to less than a tenth of its possessions, A narrow belt of country, extending for a short distance on either side of the Hudson, with a similar occupation of fifty miles on the banks of the Mohawk, together with the islands of Nassau and Staten, and a few insulated settlements on chosen land along the margins of streams, composed the country, which was then inhabited by less than two hundred thousand souls.†   (source)
  • Everything that tends to insulate the individual—to surround him with barriers of natural respect, so that each man shall feel the world is his, and man shall treat with man as a sovereign state with a sovereign state—tends to true union as well as greatness.†   (source)
  • Placed in the centre of an immense continent, which offers a boundless field for human industry, the Union is almost as much insulated from the world as if its frontiers were girt by the ocean.†   (source)
  • I start twelve immensely strong wires—naked, not insulated —from a big dynamo in the cave—dynamo with no brushes except a positive and a negative one—†   (source)
  • It was, moreover, a separate and insulated event, to occur but once in her lifetime, and to meet which, therefore, reckless of economy, she might call up the vital strength that would have sufficed for many quiet years.†   (source)
  • Among other whims that had found their way into the garrison through these means, was a relish for the sort of amusement in which it was now about to indulge; and around which some chronicles of the days of chivalry had induced them to throw a parade and romance not unsuited to the characters and habits of soldiers, or to the insulated and wild post occupied by this particular garrison.†   (source)
  • Such then was Hetty's intention, and she landed on the extremity of the gravelly point, beneath an overhanging oak, with the express intention of shoving the canoe off from the shore, in order that it might drift up towards her father's insulated abode.†   (source)
  • When I looked across the pond from this peak toward the Sudbury meadows, which in time of flood I distinguished elevated perhaps by a mirage in their seething valley, like a coin in a basin, all the earth beyond the pond appeared like a thin crust insulated and floated even by this small sheet of interverting water, and I was reminded that this on which I dwelt was but dry land.†   (source)
  • Its sheaves of conducting wire were insulated within a gutta–percha covering, which was protected by a padding of textile material enclosed in a metal sheath.†   (source)
  • My whole body is saturated; my hair bristles just as when you stand upon an insulated stool under the action of an electrical machine.†   (source)
  • The 'castle' consisted of an irregular assemblage of cliffs and rocks—one of the latter being quite remarkable for its height as well as for its insulated and artificial appearance I clambered to its apex, and then felt much at a loss as to what should be next done.†   (source)
  • I saw that under the mask of these half humorous innuendoes, this old seaman, as an insulated Quakerish Nantucketer, was full of his insular prejudices, and rather distrustful of all aliens, unless they hailed from Cape Cod or the Vineyard.†   (source)
  • The reader will remember that the citadel of Ishmael stood insulated, lofty, ragged, and nearly inaccessible.†   (source)
  • …as civilized, domestic people in the temperate zone only see in their dreams, and that but dimly; but the like of whom now and then glide among the unchanging Asiatic communities, especially the Oriental isles to the east of the continent—those insulated, immemorial, unalterable countries, which even in these modern days still preserve much of the ghostly aboriginalness of earth's primal generations, when the memory of the first man was a distinct recollection, and all men his…†   (source)
  • As the light began to fail, Esther collected her younger children at her side, and placing herself on a projecting point of her insulated fortress, she sat patiently awaiting the return of the hunters.†   (source)
  • These spots were sometimes, by the aid of united labor, enlarged into what were called settlements, but more frequently were small and insulated; though so rapid were the changes, and so persevering the labors of those who had cast their fortunes on the success of the enterprise, that it was not difficult for the imagination of Elizabeth to conceive they were enlarging under her eye while she was gazing, in mute wonder, at the alterations that a few short years had made in the aspect…†   (source)
  • The idea of the insulating horse, to keep the hero out of immediate touch with the earth and yet permit him to promenade among the peoples of the world, is a vivid example of a basic precaution taken generally by the carriers of supernormal power.†   (source)
  • Then, despite the wind and despite the changing murmur of the brook, there seemed to be a silence insulating them, as deep and impenetrable as the darkness.†   (source)
  • The platinoid wire is insulated and the covering of silk that insulates it is wound on the ebonite bobbins just where my finger is.†   (source)
  • The change from New York's glare and heat and dirt, and iron-red insulating walls, and thronging millions of people, and ceaseless roar and rush, was tremendously relieving to Carley.†   (source)
  • Shefford gazed about him at the vast, uplifted, insulating walls, and that feeling of his which was more than a sense told him how walls like these and the silence and shadow and mystery had been nearly all of Fay Larkin's life.†   (source)
  • It was this indefinable peculiarity, perhaps, that, by insulating them from human aid, kept them always so unfortunate in life.†   (source)
  • I'm certain someone just cut out a square in the uninsulated stucco-on-plywood wall.†   (source)
    standard prefix: The prefix "un-" in uninsulated means not and reverses the meaning of insulated. This is the same pattern you see in words like unhappy, unknown, and unlucky.
  • I smelled sewage, mildew, and the ozone of uninsulated power cables.†   (source)
  • Three, if you must spend fifty hours in an uninsulated attic in Maine, spring is probably the best time of year to do it.†   (source)
  • The uninsulated unbelievable thin-as-a-cotton-dress hovel never before inhabited in winter by human beings.†   (source)
  • If we are wise enough to preserve the Union we may for ages enjoy an advantage similar to that of an insulated situation.†   (source)
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