impacted


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im·pact·ed

 (ĭm-păk′tĭd)
adj.
1. Wedged together at the broken ends. Used of a fractured bone.
2. Placed in the alveolus in a manner prohibiting eruption into a normal position. Used of a tooth.
3. Wedged or packed in, so as to fill or block an organ or a passage: impacted feces.

impacted

(ɪmˈpæktɪd)
adj
1. (Dentistry) (of a tooth) unable to erupt, esp because of being wedged against another tooth below the gum
2. (Pathology) (of a fracture) having the jagged broken ends wedged into each other

im•pact•ed

(ɪmˈpæk tɪd)

adj.
1. (of a tooth) so confined or positioned in its socket as to be incapable of normal eruption.
2. driven together; tightly packed.
3. densely populated; overcrowded: an impacted school district.
[1675–85; obsolete impact adj. (< Latin impāctus, past participle of impingere to fasten, cause to collide, strike; see impinge + -ed2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.impacted - wedged or packed in togetherimpacted - wedged or packed in together; "an impacted tooth"
compact - closely and firmly united or packed together; "compact soil"; "compact clusters of flowers"
Translations

impacted

[ɪmˈpæktɪd] ADJ [tooth] → incrustado

impacted

adjeingeklemmt, eingekeilt; tooth alsoimpaktiert (spec); to be impacted by something (fig)von etw getroffen werden

impacted

[ɪmˈpæktɪd] adj an impacted toothun dente incluso

impacted

adj impactado; (dent) impactado, retenido, incluido, que no ha podido salir por falta de espacio; (with stool) impactado (con heces)
References in classic literature ?
And once more Judge Witberg impacted his features on a fist and was sent to grass.
The desire for a more inward light had found expression at last, the unseen had impacted on the seen, and all that they could say was "Treachery.
And hands that found no holds, doubled into bunches of knuckles that impacted on the jaws of the watchers who strove to tear hand-holds from the rope.