insulation resistance


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insulation resistance

[‚in·sə′lā·shən ri¦zis·təns]
(electricity)
The electrical resistance between two conductors separated by an insulating material.

insulation resistance

The resistance to the flow of current through an insulating material resulting from an impressed direct voltage; usually expressed in ohms.
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