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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.

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.

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It’s also 50 times more airtight than the most impermeable plastics on the market.

In some areas, if the underlying ground is relatively impermeable, it is possible to build a seawall or levees that slow groundwater rise.

With EGS, they’re attempting to engineer what’s underground by pumping fluid down into impermeable rock to force cracks open.

The daily hardships demand an impermeable skin for survival.

Another impermeable Republican in Washington looks to be Chuck Hagel.

"I don't know that I would call him impermeable, but he just about is," Ryggs says.

Polish typically interferes with the procedure by creating an impermeable barrier on the nail bed.

It was consensus, the impermeable devotion to an article of faith.

The streams disappear in the detritus cone, and the water runs below over impermeable layers of glacial clay.

These pieces are fitted closely together, length under length, and form an impermeable wall along the side of the pit.

Oiled it is kappa, impermeable and suitable for covering packages and for making waterproof garments.

Modern anatomists know that the heart is divided into two approximately equal parts by an impermeable septum of tough fibres.

Plaster work is rendered impermeable by mixing artificial or natural asphaltum with it.


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to impermeable, such as: airtight, dense, hermetic, impassable, impervious, and leak-proof.

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