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insulated

[′in·sə‚lād·əd]
(electricity)
Separated from other conducting surfaces by a nonconducting material.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The reader will remember that the citadel of Ishmael stood insulated, lofty, ragged, and nearly inaccessible.
When I looked across the pond from this peak toward the Sudbury meadows, which in time of flood I distinguished elevated perhaps by a mirage in their seething valley, like a coin in a basin, all the earth beyond the pond appeared like a thin crust insulated and floated even by this small sheet of interverting water, and I was reminded that this on which I dwelt was but dry land.
The 'castle' consisted of an irregular assemblage of cliffs and rocks - one of the latter being quite remarkable for its height as well as for its insulated and artificial appearance I clambered to its apex, and then felt much at a loss as to what should be next done.
Ought not, then, the desert of humanity around them to press this insulated pair closer together?
Mineral Insulated Thermocouples are manufactured from mineral oxide insulated metal sheathed cable.

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