Insulated wire
Insulated In"su*la`ted ([i^]n"s[-u]*l[=a]"t[e^]d), p. a. 1. Standing by itself; not being contiguous to other bodies; separated; unconnected; isolated; as, an insulated house or column. [1913 Webster]

The special and insulated situation of the Jews. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster]

2. (Elect. & Thermotics) Separated from other bodies by means of nonconductors of heat or electricity. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

{Insulated wire}, wire covered with some nonconducting material, such as plastic or silk, for use in conducting electricity. [1913 Webster]


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