Synonyms for impermeable

Grammar : Adj
Spell : im-pur-mee-uh-buh l
Phonetic Transcription : ɪmˈpɜr mi ə bəl

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Définition of impermeable

Origin :
  • 1690s, from French imperméable, from Late Latin impermeabilis, from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + permeabilis (see permeable).
  • adj impenetrable
Example sentences :
  • He was so gross, so impermeable to all the subtler issues of being.
  • Extract from : « Tales of Space and Time » by Herbert George Wells
  • You could not culturalize the impermeable texture of their vulgarity.
  • Extract from : « The Freelands » by John Galsworthy
  • It is because faith has this origin that it is, in a sense, "impermeable to experience."
  • Extract from : « The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life » by Emile Durkheim
  • A word that has reclassified in an entertaining manner our impermeable and eternal ignorance.
  • Extract from : « The Roycroft Dictionary » by Elbert Hubbard
  • The wing rose by means of a crank and a moveable piston, and was covered by impermeable taffeta.
  • Extract from : « The Romance of Leonardo da Vinci » by Dmitry Sergeyevich Merezhkovsky
  • Jean Cornbutte contrived to surround this part of the pipe with some metallic canvas, which is impermeable by heat.
  • Extract from : « A Winter Amid the Ice » by Jules Verne
  • In proportion as the air becomes hot by compression, so it cools by expansion, if the vessel containing it is impermeable to heat.
  • Extract from : « Scientific American Supplement No. 275 » by Various
  • The mechanical impediment to nutrition offered by a large number of impermeable glands promotes rapid emaciation and exhaustion.
  • Extract from : « A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II » by Various
  • The undulations of the impermeable rocky substratum bring to light the water that gathers in the alluvial beds.
  • Extract from : « The Argentine Republic » by Pierre Denis
  • The natural perspiration, confined by the impermeable tissue, excites galvanic action between the metals.
  • Extract from : « Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II » by Arnold Cooley

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