insulant

noun
in·​su·​lant | \ ˈin(t)-sə-lənt How to pronounce insulant (audio) \

Definition of insulant

chiefly British

Examples of insulant in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That's exactly what a new paper proposes, suggesting silica aerogel as that insulant. Alex Baker-whitcomb, WIRED, "The Best of Amazon Prime Day, Twitter's Redesign, and More News," 15 July 2019 That's exactly what a new paper proposes, suggesting silica aerogel as that insulant. Alex Baker-whitcomb, WIRED, "The Best of Amazon Prime Day, Twitter's Redesign, and More News," 15 July 2019

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First Known Use of insulant

circa 1929, in the meaning defined above

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Cite this Entry

“Insulant.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/insulant. Accessed 5 December 2019.

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