verb (used with object), im·ped·ed, im·ped·ing.
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As with adult goggles, you want to be sure their goggles have anti-fogging technology as fog will impede their vision and might cause accidents.Best ski goggles: What to look for in a pair you’ll love|Eric Alt|January 20, 2021|Popular Science
Such stands were traditionally thought to impede the rapid spread of fire, which models attribute largely to fine fuels like pine straw.What the complex math of fire modeling tells us about the future of California’s forests|Amy Nordrum|January 18, 2021|MIT Technology Review
First observed by the late Harvard professor Clayton Christensen, the dilemma is about various internal tensions that beset big firms and impede innovation.The Facebook antitrust suit is a major assault on entrepreneurs|matthewheimer|January 4, 2021|Fortune
The heat bonds the silica molecules tightly together, making the glass dense and free of impurities that might impede its ability to transmit light.
On Sunday, US Surgeon General Jerome Adams said on CBS News’s Face the Nation that there are “no indications” the new variant will impede US vaccination efforts.The UK is spooking everyone with its new covid-19 strain. Here’s what scientists know.|Niall Firth|December 21, 2020|MIT Technology Review
The thumbs-up, thumbs-down nature of politics and media impedes our collective ability to cogently address what is going on.Jobs Report Shows Unemployment Steady, but There’s Underlying Trouble|Zachary Karabell|March 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It is erroneous, insulting to the mostly well-meaning officers in this country, and impedes constructive discussion, and change.
I love it when art makes you walk differently or plan your route or somehow impedes you.
Self-knowledge helps us investigate; willful denial impedes investigation.
He sees only the images of the clouds, no branch but that which impedes him or offers cover to his stealthy approach.In New England Fields and Woods|Rowland E. Robinson
This fight of humanity cannot be other than directed against something that impedes the sensation of life.mile Verhaeren|Stefan Zweig
He assists her with his arm, seeing that the length of her robe impedes her movements.The Executioner's Knife|Eugne Sue
The too rigid application of truth is hurtful to beauty, and preoccupation with beauty impedes truth.Bouvard and Pcuchet|Gustave Flaubert
When an ovarian tumour is discovered during labour and it impedes delivery, ovariotomy should be performed.