porcelain insulator

porcelain insulator

[′pȯrs·lən ′in·sə‚lād·ər]
(materials)
An electrical insulator made from porcelain; the porcelain is often made in a one-fire process, the glaze being applied to the green or unfired ware, in contrast to the two-fire process used in making ordinary porcelain.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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