(n.) = isolation ; insularity ; ostracism ; reclusion ; confinement. Ex: He wrote an article with the title 'A rabbit-proof fence: benefits and problems of isolation in Western Australia'. Ex: It is not a question of loss of sovereignty, or the so-called British 'insularity' much vaunted in Community circles. Ex: Children's librarians have perpetuated beliefs and behaviour patterns that may lead to the elimination, downgrading or ostracism of children's services. Ex: Much of his later life he lived in reclusion, loneliness, poor health, and despair. Ex: Omarska also provides a textbook case of unlawful confinement, a war crime. ---- * aislamiento social = social isolation. * celda de aislamiento = solitary confinement cell. * en celda de aislamiento = in solitary confinement. * encerrar en celda de aislamiento = place in + solitary confinement. * estar encerrado en celda de aislamiento = be in solitary confinement. (n.) = insulation ; insulating. Ex: With a little bit of forethought on such aspects as insulation, windows and even the shape of a building to name only some aspects, considerable economies can be achieved. Ex: Teaching units cover insulating, drywall, painting and wall covering, glass and glazing, floor covering, and landscaping. ---- * aislamiento acústico = acoustic isolation ; soundproofing ; acoustic insulation. * aislamiento térmico = thermal insulation.