immutability


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im·mu·ta·ble

 (ĭ-myo͞o′tə-bəl)
adj.
Not subject or susceptible to change.

im·mu′ta·bil′i·ty, im·mu′ta·ble·ness n.
im·mu′ta·bly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.immutability - the quality of being incapable of mutation; "Darwin challenged the fixity of species"
unchangeability, unchangeableness, unchangingness, changelessness - the quality of being unchangeable; having a marked tendency to remain unchanged
unalterability - the quality of not being alterable
agelessness - the quality of being timeless and eternal
mutability, mutableness - the quality of being capable of mutation
Translations

immutability

[ɪˌmjuːtəˈbɪlɪtɪ] Ninmutabilidad f, inalterabilidad f

immutability

nUnveränderlichkeit f, → Unwandelbarkeit f
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True, I feel at home in the society of these symbols of life's immutability.
He alone did not obey the law of immutability in the enchanted, sleeping castle.
The general characteristics of all theocratic architecture are immutability, horror of progress, the preservation of traditional lines, the consecration of the primitive types, the constant bending of all the forms of men and of nature to the incomprehensible caprices of the symbol.
This point, if it could be cleared up, would be interesting; if, for instance, it could be shown that the greyhound, bloodhound, terrier, spaniel, and bull-dog, which we all know propagate their kind so truly, were the offspring of any single species, then such facts would have great weight in making us doubt about the immutability of the many very closely allied and natural species--for instance, of the many foxes--inhabiting different quarters of the world.
The whole reasoning, of course, is founded on the assumption of the immutability of species; otherwise the difference in the species in the two regions might be considered as superinduced during a length of time.
In the immutability of their surroundings the foreign shores, the foreign faces, the changing immensity of life, glide past, veiled not by a sense of mystery but by a slightly disdainful ignorance; for there is nothing mys- terious to a seaman unless it be the sea itself, which is the mistress of his existence and as inscrutable as Destiny.
Irreversible transactions: Bitcoin's immutability is an added security of its system.
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In Primechain-Contract, the contracts are stored in a permissioned blockchain to ensure provable immutability and data integrity.
in a permissioned blockchain, which in turn ensures provable immutability and data