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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.

impermeable

(ɪmˈpɜːmɪəbəl)
adj
(Chemistry) (of a substance) not allowing the passage of a fluid through interstices; not permeable
imˌpermeaˈbility, imˈpermeableness n
imˈpermeably adv

im•per•me•a•ble

(ɪmˈpɜr mi ə bəl)

adj.
1. not permeable; impassable.
2. (of porous substances, rocks, etc.) not permitting the passage of a fluid.
[1690–1700; < Late Latin]
im•per`me•a•bil′i•ty, im•per′me•a•ble•ness, n.
im•per′me•a•bly, adv.

im·per·me·a·ble

(ĭm-pûr′mē-ə-bəl)
Relating to a material through which substances, such as liquids or gases, cannot pass: an impermeable cell wall.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.impermeable - preventing especially liquids to pass or diffuse through; "impermeable stone"; "an impermeable layer of scum"; "a coat impermeable to rain"
tight - of such close construction as to be impermeable; "a tight roof"; "warm in our tight little house"
imperviable, impervious - not admitting of passage or capable of being affected; "a material impervious to water"; "someone impervious to argument"
permeable - allowing fluids or gases to pass or diffuse through; "permeable membranes"; "rock that is permeable by water"

impermeable

adjective impenetrable, resistant, impervious, waterproof, impassable, hermetic, nonporous The canoe is made from an impermeable wood.
Translations

impermeable

[ɪmˈpɜːmɪəbl] ADJimpermeable (to a)

impermeable

adjundurchlässig, impermeabel (spec)

impermeable

[ɪmˈpɜːmɪəbl] adj (frm) → impermeabile

im·per·me·a·ble

a. impermeable, impenetrable, que no deja pasar líquidos.
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And it is to say the least paradoxical, in discussion of the dehumanizing dangers of, say, eugenic choice, when people complain that the poor will be denied equal access to the danger: 'The food is contaminated, but why are my portions so small?' Check it out, yes, Huxley's Brave New World runs on a deplorable and impermeably rigid class system, but would you want to live in that world if offered the choice to enjoy it as an alpha (the privileged caste)?
Some episodes in Pushkin's journalistic biography suggest that the boundaries between the familiar designations that delimit camps or associations within the period's field of cultural production--most prominently the so-called "literary aristocrats" of Pushkin's circle and the writers of a more commercial and middlebrow orientation affiliated with Bulgarin, Grech, Polevoi, and Osip Senkovsky--appear by turns impermeably robust and remarkably porous in a way that complicates our understanding of the literary and journalistic milieux.
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