impermeability


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im·per·me·a·ble

 (ĭm-pûr′mē-ə-bəl)
adj.
Impossible to permeate: an impermeable membrane; an impermeable border.

im·per′me·a·bil′i·ty, im·per′me·a·ble·ness n.
im·per′me·a·bly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.impermeability - the property of something that cannot be pervaded by a liquid
solidity, solidness - the consistency of a solid
retention, retentiveness, retentivity - the power of retaining liquid; "moisture retentivity of soil"
nonabsorbency - the property of not being absorbent
permeability, permeableness - the property of something that can be pervaded by a liquid (as by osmosis or diffusion)
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