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"Insulation" is a noun which is often translated as "el aislamiento", and "isolation" is a noun which is also often translated as "el aislamiento". Learn more about the difference between "insulation" and "isolation" below.
insulation
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (isolation)
a. el aislamiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The insulation of the valley from the outside world has preserved the local dialect.El aislamiento del valle del mundo exterior preservó el dialecto local.
2. (construction)
a. el aislamiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A professional recording studio needs to have insulation.Un estudio de grabación profesional necesita tener aislamiento.
b. el aislamiento térmico
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Our cottage doesn't have insulation because we're only here in the summer.Nuestra cabaña no tiene aislamiento térmico porque solamente estamos aquí en verano.
3. (material)
a. el aislante
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You don't want to touch the insulation without gloves because it will make your hands itch like crazy.No debes tocar el aislante sin guantes porque hará que te piquen muchísimo las manos.
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isolation(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (loneliness)
a. el aislamiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Nothing relieved the sense of isolation she felt in that place.Nada mitigaba la sensación de aislamiento que sentía en ese lugar.
2. (identification)
a. el aislamiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The isolation of this gene was presented as a great achievement.El aislamiento de ese gen fue presentado como un gran logro.
3. (medicine)
a. el aislamiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We have two single rooms for patients whose condition requires isolation.Tenemos dos habitaciones individuales para los pacientes que requieren aislamiento.
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