Definition of Impermeability

1. Noun. The property of something that cannot be pervaded by a liquid.

Exact synonyms: Impermeableness
Generic synonyms: Solidity, Solidness
Specialized synonyms: Retention, Retentiveness, Retentivity, Nonabsorbency
Derivative terms: Impermeable, Impermeable
Antonyms: Permeability



Definition of Impermeability

1. n. The quality of being impermeable.

Definition of Impermeability

1. Noun. The quality of being impermeable. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Impermeability

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Impermeability

imperipinnate
imperishability
imperishable
imperishableness
imperishables
imperishably
imperishingness
imperium
imperiums
impermanence
impermanences
impermanencies
impermanency
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impermanently
impermeability (current term)
impermeabilization
impermeabilizations
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impermeabilized
impermeabilizes
impermeabilizing
impermeable
impermeable cell junctions
impermeableness
impermeably
impermeant
impermissibilities
impermissibility
impermissible

Literary usage of Impermeability

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1. Concrete-block Manufacture; Processes and Machines by Harmon Howard Rice (1906)
"impermeability is an essential quality in a good concrete block. The means of securing impermeability are so closely interwoven with previous observations ..."

2. Report by Elmer Lawrence Corthell, United States Dept. of State (1900)
"Means of securing the impermeability of the bed and bmks of a canal. State in detail and fully the means suggested at the Paris Congress of 1892 in answer ..."

3. Report by Elmer Lawrence Corthell, United States Dept. of State (1900)
"Means of securing the impermeability of the bed and banks of a canal. State in detail and fully the means suggested at the Paris Congress of 1892 in answer ..."

4. Report of the Annual Meeting (1837)
"On the impermeability of Water to Radiant Heat. By the Rev. B. POWELL, FRS On the Vibration of Bells. By R. ADDAMS. On an Improved Ear-trumpet. ..."

5. A Treatise on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Diseases of the Chest by William Stokes, Henry Wentworth Acland (1882)
"... atrophy which the lung undergoes in common with otter organs, the condition which is most closely connected with its morbid atrophy is impermeability. ..."

6. Diseases of the Urinary Organs: A Compendium of Their Diagnosis, Pathology by William Wallace Morland (1858)
"The Question of impermeability.—There has been much, and sometimes rather acrimonious, ... It is not now believed that absolute impermeability, ..."

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