Origin of impermeable
Examples from the Web for impermeable
The daily hardships demand an impermeable skin for survival.
"I don't know that I would call him impermeable, but he just about is," Ryggs says.With an Eye on South Carolina, Lindsey Graham Takes Aim at Chuck Hagel|Patricia Murphy|February 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Polish typically interferes with the procedure by creating an impermeable barrier on the nail bed.Breathable Nail Polish Fits Muslim Women's Religious Restrictions|Misty White Sidell|January 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It was consensus, the impermeable devotion to an article of faith.
A word that has reclassified in an entertaining manner our impermeable and eternal ignorance.The Roycroft Dictionary|Elbert Hubbard
Animals have the power to form quickly a natural scab over a wound, which is impermeable and at the same time elastic.Victorian Worthies|George Henry Blore
The natural perspiration, confined by the impermeable tissue, excites galvanic action between the metals.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
The bulk of the dam rests on impermeable material of sufficient supporting power.Boy Scouts in the Canal Zone|G. Harvey Ralphson
This goblet was the ligneous and impermeable capsule, the fruit, naturally and deeply hollowed out, of a tree called quatela.The Solitary of Juan Fernandez, or The Real Robinson Crusoe|Joseph Xavier Saintine