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Origin of impermeable
OTHER WORDS FROM impermeableim·per·me·a·bil·i·ty, im·per·me·a·ble·ness, nounim·per·me·a·bly, adverb
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH impermeableimpermeable , impervious
Example sentences from the Web for impermeable
Stadiums are empty or mostly empty, and some sports have bubbles and others just pretend their spheres are impermeable.As thousands of athletes get coronavirus tests, nurses wonder: What about us?|Kent Babb|December 3, 2020|Washington Post
No one measure—not masks, not distance, not handwashing—is an impermeable barrier to transmission.What You Need to Know About Wearing a Face Mask Outside|Joe Lindsey|September 30, 2020|Outside Online
Eventually, the seeping groundwater probably ran up against an impermeable barrier, which is bringing the swarm to a gradual halt.Machine learning helped demystify a California earthquake swarm|Carolyn Gramling|June 18, 2020|Science News
The integrity and impermeability of this asphalt coat are quite as vital as constant saturation.
It is only when in combination that it exhibits this impermeability to the obscure rays.The Glaciers of the Alps|John Tyndall
The impermeability of plastic clay to water is a characteristic which is important for many purposes.
The fused portion fills the pores or interstices of the material, making—when cold—a ware of great strength and impermeability.
The construction of the dam is believed to guarantee its own practical impermeability.The Panama Canal and its Makers|Vaughan Cornish