Meaning of INSULATION in English

INSULATION

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

good

There is obvious merit in good insulation , using only the most efficient kitchen appliances, heating systems and such.

Both turned out to be very good for insulation .

To achieve better insulation performance, there are several possibilities.

They offer the best insulation and absorbency, though they are the most expensive.

Of course we must save 25 percent of energy through better insulation and so on.

Joseph Harker Women have a layer of subcutaneous fat that provides them with better insulation than men.

Standard softboard has good heat insulation properties, and the impregnated version will resist moisture ingress.

It has good insulation and feels very much like a down bag.

high

Three spray levels give good wash results and a high level of insulation means the machine is quiet.

This filling gives a high level of insulation and offers good internal stability.

This approach reinforces the idea of a very high level of insulation , coupled with high thermal mass.

Cellular plastic has a high insulation value, four times greater than similar timber products.

sound

Most houses in Bridge Road have sound insulation , as do some in Medway Road.

There was no sound insulation between flats, a lack of privacy and stress between neighbours.

They did this not by providing sheltered gardens or sound insulation , they just put no windows in the street.

And one final point - is the sound insulation adequate?

thermal

Softboard has a spongy texture, which gives it good sound and thermal insulation properties.

If extra thermal insulation is required flat insulation panels can be laid underneath the profiled Rockwell insulation panels.

Grants may also be available for thermal insulation , or repairs to properties in clearance areas.

The detailed design of the thermal insulation and of the technical elements of the house will be described in the following chapters.

In any case, high-vacuum equipment is needed to ensure adequate thermal insulation .

The ability to operate at these temperatures is advantageous, because liquid nitrogen is cheap and the devices need less thermal insulation .

The remaining third covered anything from thermal insulation and heating through to fire safety and maintenance problems.

The biggest item would be thermal insulation - £5 billion.

■ NOUN

loft

Allow the fluid to dry before laying the loft insulation .

Ensure loft insulation is 6in thick.

Grants are available towards the cost of loft insulation under the Homes Insulation Scheme.

If you are in any of these categories the standard contribution is £10.70 for loft insulation and £7.50 for draft proofing.

Possible applications range from loft insulation to making fitted furniture, so selecting the right board for the job is vital.

Now there's a new, greener loft insulation material, Warmcel, made from recycled, fire-resistant paper.

material

These ranged from fires to defects in pumps and insulation materials .

Down a partly overgrown lane we stop outside a trailer which has a huge panel hanging loose revealing some yellow-green insulation material .

This pinpointed the main problem ara - non-asbestos work resulting in damage to asbestos-containing insulation material .

These ventilation routes must be maintained and kept free of insulation material , birds' nests, junk and so on.

Gloves should be worn when handling insulation material .

In all cases insulation material must not be allowed to block the ventilation openings.

Tax on insulation materials and recycled goods would be eliminated.

Now there's a new, greener loft insulation material , Warmcel, made from recycled, fire-resistant paper.

roof

The work will include cavity wall insulation , roof insulation, double glazing and installation of energy efficient heating systems.

It would be possible to have a greater thickness of roof insulation if a trussed rafter roof were used.

value

Cellular plastic has a high insulation value , four times greater than similar timber products.

wall

The work will include cavity wall insulation , roof insulation, double glazing and installation of energy efficient heating systems.

Built by designer Simon Clark, of consultants Constructive Individuals, it includes 13 new methods of wall insulation .

If you plan to have cavity wall insulation installed, start by approaching your local authority Building control Officer for approval.

Incidentally, cavity wall insulation should be impermeable to water vapour, or interstitial condensation can occur.

Items such as double glazing and cavity wall insulation are standard for middle income homes.

■ VERB

give

Inside layers were made from the same material alternating in 25 layers with Kapton film to give insulation .

These curtains make excellent draught excluders and give extra insulation .

Technical advances in fleece continue apace such as with the stretch version which gives improved insulation and greater mobility through a closer fit.

The verandas were glazed in, giving extra insulation and functioning as a reservoir of heated air for ventilation into the bedrooms.

provide

A comfortable loop pile liner is built into the glove to provide insulation and to prevent condensation.

A concrete ceiling suspended from the roof provides acoustical insulation .

Joseph Harker Women have a layer of subcutaneous fat that provides them with better insulation than men.

The synthetics are cheaper than down however and will provide some insulation even when wet.

This extra truss member was designed to provide full thickness of insulation across the entire width of the house.

The company is providing insulation for trains, a contract worth more than £150,000 per year.

The mats are water-proof, and provide insulation at temperatures even as low as -20°.

use

It would be possible to have a greater thickness of roof insulation if a trussed rafter roof were used .

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Blankets provided insulation against the cold.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

By attic ceiling I presume you mean insulation in the roof, between the rafters.

Fit it in place of an existing thinner jacket, and over any shrunk-on rigid foam insulation your cylinder may have.

If extra thermal insulation is required flat insulation panels can be laid underneath the profiled Rockwell insulation panels.

It is as vital as the plastic insulation in a telephone exchange.

Macroconsolidation within organizations provides an ideal breeding ground for insulation , isolation, and illusion.

The breakdown of the insulation layer short-circuits nerve impulses and produces devastating consequences.

Use 3 1 / 2-inch insulation with a foil or paper backing, with the foil or paper facing out.

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