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  • imperviousness — impervious ► ADJECTIVE 1) not allowing fluid to pass through. 2) (impervious to) unable to be affected by. DERIVATIVES imperviously adverb imperviousness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Imperviousness — Impervious Im*per vi*ous, a. [L. impervius; pref. im not + per through + via way. See {Voyage}.] Not pervious; not admitting of entrance or passage through; as, a substance impervious to water or air. [1913 Webster] This gulf impassable,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • imperviousness — noun see impervious …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • imperviousness — See imperviously. * * * …   Universalium

  • imperviousness — noun The state of being impervious …   Wiktionary

  • imperviousness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The capacity to withstand: immunity, insusceptibility, resistance, unsusceptibility. See RESIST …   English dictionary for students

  • imperviousness — im per·vi·ous·ness || ɪm pÉœrvɪəsnɪs / pɜːv n. impenetrability, impassability; insusceptibility to harm or injury; quality of being impossible to influence …   English contemporary dictionary

  • imperviousness — im·perviousness …   English syllables

  • imperviousness — noun the quality of being impenetrable (by people or light or missiles etc.) • Syn: ↑impenetrability • Ant: ↑perviousness, ↑penetrability (for: ↑impenetrability) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • resistance — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I n. recalcitrance (see resistance); impedance (see hindrance, electronics). II Active opposition Nouns 1. resistance, opposition, oppugnance, renitence, stand, front; recalcitrance, obstinacy; impeding …   English dictionary for students

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