Definition of foam insulation in English:

foam insulation

noun

mass noun
  • Insulating material made from plastic solidified in a lightweight cellular mass.

    ‘most tanks have foam insulation already moulded on’
    • ‘Protect all types of foam insulation from direct sunlight.’
    • ‘In a short period of time, insect colonies can completely honeycomb foam insulation.’
    • ‘Fill gaps with loose fill or expanding foam insulation.’
    • ‘In a test on Monday, NASA fired a piece of foam insulation at 500 mph into a wing panel.’
    • ‘Insulate the spaces between the boards with one inch of rigid foam insulation, then cover everything with a sheet of plywood.’
    • ‘The foam insulation installed 5 to 10 years ago is unlikely to still release formaldehyde.’
    • ‘The health implications of old foam insulation are unlikely to be significant.’
    • ‘During the 1970s, foam insulation was used to upgrade the energy efficiency of many homes.’
    • ‘Fire safety codes require that a gypsum board finish, at least inch thick, be placed over plastic foam insulation.’
    • ‘Sandwiched between the two layers is a 4-inch board of extruded polystyrene foam insulation.’