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Borrowed from Latin paen?nsula, from paene (“almost”), and ?nsula (“island”).
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /p??n?n.sj?.l?/, /?p?n.?n.sj?.l?/
- (General American) IPA(key): /p??n?n.s?.l?/
- (General Australian, yod-coalescence) IPA(key): /p??n?n.??.l?/
- Homophone: peninsular (non-rhotic accents)
peninsula (plural peninsulas or peninsulae)
- (geography) A piece of land projecting into water from a larger land mass.
- Synonyms: byland, cape, chersonese, half-island, headland, ness
- Kenai Peninsula Borough
- Lake and Peninsula Borough
- Mahia Peninsula
- peninsula at OneLook Dictionary Search
- Peninsula in the 1921 edition of Collier's Encyclopedia.
- (Classical) IPA(key): /pe??nin.su.la/, [pe??n??s????ä]
- (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /pe?nin.su.la/, [p??ninsul?]
p?n?nsula f (genitive p?n?nsulae); first declension
- Alternative form of paen?nsula ("peninsula").
- peninsula in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
- peninsula in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
- peninsula in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
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peninsula (plural peninsulae)
- A peninsula.
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insulate +? -ion
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /??nsj??le???n/
- (US) IPA(key): /??ns??le???n/
- Rhymes: -e???n
insulation (countable and uncountable, plural insulations)
- The act of insulating; detachment from other objects; isolation.
- The state of being insulated; detachment from other objects; isolation.
- Any of a variety of materials designed to reduce the flow of heat, either from or into a building.
- (engineering) The act of separating a body from others by nonconductors, so as to prevent the transfer of electricity, heat, or sound
- (engineering) The state of a body so separated.
- (electricity) a medium in which it is possible to maintain an electrical field with little supply of energy from additional sources.
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