Predicate: insulate

Roleset id: insulate.01 , protect from heat, cold, etc, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

insulate.01: INSULATE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'insulate' based on survey of sentences in the WSJ corpus; adjectival 'insulated' based on BOLT-6. Comparison with 'protect'.Member of VNcls butter-9.9. (from insulate.01-v) INSULATION-N NOTES: (from insulation.01-n) INSULATED-J NOTES: Automatically created by Julia as an alias file for unification. (from insulated.01-j)


insulate (v.)Protecting
insulation (n.)
insulated (j.)


        Arg0-PAG: agentive protector (vnrole: 9.9-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: protected (vnrole: 9.9-destination)
        Arg2-CAU: protected from
        Arg3-MNR: instrument, insulation itself (vnrole: 9.9-theme)

Example: insulate-v: with instrument

        person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: passive,  form: participle

        Polyurethane foam is a highly efficient insulator , which [*T*-2] accounts for why the walls of refrigerators and freezers can be thinner now than they were [*?*]back in the days when they-1 were insulated [*-1] with glass fiber [*T*-3] [*T*-4] .

        Rel: insulated
        Arg1: [*-1]
        Arg3: with glass fiber
        Argm-tmp: [*T*-3]
        Argm-rcl: when -> the days

Example: insulate-v: with Arg2

        person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: gerund

        Separately , [the company 's board]-1 adopted a proposal [*]to amend its 1986 shareholder rights plan , [*-1] further insulating the company from takeover .

        Arg0: [*-1]
        Rel: insulating
        Arg1: the company
        Arg2: from takeover

Example: insulation-n

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        While a storage battery may be used in most commercial Work when its insulation from ground is low enough to give a considerable deflection on a voltmeter...

        Arg1: its
        Rel: insulation
        Arg2: from ground

Example: insulated-j

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        Northern Wisconsin looks to be the most succeptible to the change , while Lake Michigan regions will be more insulated from the changes .

        Arg1: Lake Michigan regions
        Argm-mod: will
        Argm-ext: more
        Rel: insulated
        Arg2: from the changes

Roleset id: insulate.02 , isolate, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

insulate.02: INSULATE-V NOTES: frames created by Olga (from insulate.02-v)


insulate (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: causer of isolation
        Arg1-PPT: isolated
        Arg2-DIR: isolated from

Example: insulated-v: passive

        person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: perfect,  voice: passive,  form: participle

        `` [People in this business]-1 have been insulated [*-1], '' says [*T*-2] Josh Pons , a horse breeder from Bel Air , Md .

        Rel: insulated
        Arg1: [*-1]