insulate-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: protect from heat, cold, or other detrimental conditions

We insulated our house with the best materials available.
he insulated the floor space with plastic foam shipping 'peanuts'.
They tried to insulate him from the most hurtful comments in the press.
The United States must insulate itself against Islamic radicalism.

VerbNet: butter-9.9
FrameNet: Protecting
PropBank: insulate.01, insulate.02
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2