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Insolation vs. Insulation

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Insolationnoun

The incident radiant energy emitted by the sun which reaches a unit area over a period of time, typically measured over a horizontal area at the Earth's surface or at the top of Earth's atmosphere.

Insulationnoun

The act of insulating; detachment from other objects; isolation.

Insolationnoun

The rate of delivery of such radiation.

Insulationnoun

The state of being insulated; detachment from other objects; isolation.

Insolationnoun

The act or process of exposing to the rays of the sun, such as for the purpose of medical treatment, drying or maturing, as fruits, drugs, etc., or of rendering acid, as vinegar.

Insulationnoun

Any of a variety of materials designed to reduce the flow of heat, either from or into a building.

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Insolationnoun

sunstroke.

Insulationnoun

(engineering) The act of separating a body from others by nonconductors, so as to prevent the transfer of electricity, heat, or sound

Insolationnoun

The act or process to exposing to the rays of the sun for the purpose of drying or maturing, as fruits, drugs, etc., or of rendering acid, as vinegar.

Insulationnoun

(engineering) The state of a body so separated.

Insolationnoun

A sunstroke.

Insulationnoun

(electrical) a medium in which it is possible to maintain an electrical field with little supply of energy from additional sources.

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Insolationnoun

The amount of sunlight impinging on the Earth's surface.

Insulationnoun

The act of insulating, or the state of being insulated; detachment from other objects; isolation.

Insolationnoun

sudden prostration due to exposure to the sun or excessive heat

Insulationnoun

The act of separating a body from others by nonconductors, so as to prevent the transfer of electricity or of heat; also, the state of a body so separated.

Insolationnoun

incident solar radiation

Insulationnoun

The material or substance used to insulate from either electrical or thermal conduction; as, fiberglass is used as thermal insulation in the walls and roofs of houses.

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Insolationnoun

therapeutic exposure to sunlight

Insulationnoun

the state of being isolated or detached;

‘the insulation of England was preserved by the English Channel’;

Insulationnoun

a material that reduces or prevents the transmission of heat or sound or electricity

Insulationnoun

the act of protecting something by surrounding it with material that reduces or prevents the transmission of sound or heat or electricity

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