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Definition of "isolator" [i•so•la•tor]

  • An electrical device that detects short circuits and isolates them (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "isolator" in a sentence
  • "But the violent motion is confined to the isolator, meaning the building above only rocks very gently."
  • "She categorized her boyfriend as an "isolator," a person who attempts to control a partner's behavior by monitoring their visits with friends and family, and progressively limiting the victim's social interaction to only the abuser and victim."
  • "Then one day, 2 years after our wedding, the isolator did something very odd."