Mode of protection from environmental disturbances by way of an isolating device.
This is not a regulation but merely an unilateral defence against some specific kind of environmental disturbance. An example is the shell of a tortoise.
Of course, this type of device prevents any interaction with the environment, included some that could be useful. The decoupling capacity is generally a property of the boundary of the system.
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