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synonyms for impermeable

  • airtight
  • dense
  • hermetic
  • impassable
  • impervious
  • leak-proof
  • nonporous
  • sealed
  • water-resistant
  • waterproof
  • watertight
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How to use impermeable in a sentence

When there’s a highly compacted area beneath where the teeth of a plow can go, that impermeable layer of soil “can create standing water, and all other sorts of problems from an agricultural standpoint,” Hupy says.
RUSSIA’S INVASION COULD CAUSE LONG-TERM HARM TO UKRAINE’S PRIZED SOILREBECCA DZOMBAKJUNE 21, 2022SCIENCE NEWS
If the pandemic has shown us anything about work life and home life, it’s that the two aren’t separate spheres, divided by an impermeable wall.
THE TWO THINGS MOST LIKELY TO LEAD TO CREATIVITY AT WORKCASSIE WERBERFEBRUARY 25, 2022QUARTZ
It’s also 50 times more airtight than the most impermeable plastics on the market.
THIS NEW MATERIAL IS AS STRONG AS STEEL—BUT LIGHTERSHI EN KIMFEBRUARY 17, 2022POPULAR-SCIENCE
In some areas, if the underlying ground is relatively impermeable, it is possible to build a seawall or levees that slow groundwater rise.
HOW RISING GROUNDWATER CAUSED BY CLIMATE CHANGE COULD DEVASTATE COASTAL COMMUNITIESKENDRA PIERRE-LOUISDECEMBER 13, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
With EGS, they’re attempting to engineer what’s underground by pumping fluid down into impermeable rock to force cracks open.
WHAT IT WILL TAKE TO UNLEASH THE POTENTIAL OF GEOTHERMAL POWERCASEY CROWNHARTDECEMBER 8, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
It’s making them as impermeable as possible to future abuse.
APPLE SAYS RESEARCHERS CAN VET ITS CHILD SAFETY FEATURES. BUT IT’S SUING A STARTUP THAT DOES JUST THAT.PATRICK HOWELL O'NEILLAUGUST 17, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
One that would, as we wrote earlier, be a cost per square foot of impermeable land that you own.
POLITICS REPORT: CORI SCHUMACHER RESIGNS ABRUPTLYSCOTT LEWISJULY 10, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Stamped from steel, these things are robust and impermeable.
HOW TO SAFELY STORE AND TRANSPORT EXTRA GASOLINEWES SILERMAY 14, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
We have an impermeable two-party system in which one party is sliding away from democratic elections, the core value proposition of the American system.
WHAT HAPPENS TO AN ENTRENCHED TWO-PARTY SYSTEM WHEN ONE PARTY UNDERMINES THE SYSTEM?PHILIP BUMPFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The streams disappear in the detritus cone, and the water runs below over impermeable layers of glacial clay.
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WORDS RELATED TO IMPERMEABLE

  • closed
  • impenetrable
  • impermeable
  • shut
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