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strain insulator[′strān ‚in·sə‚lād·ər]
An insulator used between sections of a stretched wire or antenna to break up the wire into insulated sections while withstanding the total pull of the wire.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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