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synonyms for impervious

  • immune
  • impassable
  • impenetrable
  • inaccessible
  • invulnerable
  • resistant
  • unaffected
  • unmoved
  • imperviable
  • closed to
  • hermetic
  • impassive
  • impermeable
  • sealed
  • tight
  • unapproachable
  • unpierceable
  • unreceptive
  • watertight
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antonyms for impervious

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  • affected
  • moved
  • susceptible
  • exposed
  • open
  • penetrable
  • responsive
  • sensitive
  • vulnerable
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How to use impervious in a sentence

UV light is one cause of this breakdown, but merino wool offers natural UV protection, so your garment is more impervious to sun damage and will remain in like-new condition a lot longer.
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As more and more ground gets covered with “impervious surfaces” like asphalt roads and concrete roofs, rain has fewer and fewer ways to soak into the earth.
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The minimum requirements at BSL-3 would be an N95 mask, eye protection, gloves, and a lab coat, but we actually wear impervious Tyvek suits, aprons, and booties and are double-gloved.
“WE NEVER CREATED A SUPERVIRUS.” RALPH BARIC EXPLAINS GAIN-OF-FUNCTION RESEARCH.ROWAN JACOBSENJULY 26, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Urban centers are more prone to flooding than other areas because streets, parking lots, and buildings are impervious, meaning water can’t seep into the ground the way it would in a forest or grassland.
CITIES ARE SCRAMBLING TO PREVENT FLOODINGCASEY CROWNHARTJULY 20, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
It’s not allowed because concrete creates an impervious wall, meaning a wave’s energy slams against the revetment all at once instead of breaking up among the nooks and crannies of a more natural structure.
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They found that they could compute the magic angle for one graphene stack after another with simple ratios that seemed impervious to the increasing complexities of the thicker systems.
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No, that does not mean it will not break and no, that does not mean the rest of the phone is impervious to drops, scratches, and all other manners of misfortune.
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WORDS RELATED TO IMPERVIOUS

  • abiding
  • constant
  • dependable
  • diuturnal
  • enduring
  • fast
  • firm
  • fixed
  • impervious
  • lasting
  • long-continued
  • perdurable
  • perduring
  • permanent
  • persistent
  • reliable
  • resistant
  • sound
  • stable
  • stout
  • strong
  • substantial
  • tenacious
  • tough
  • close
  • close-grained
  • compact
  • compressed
  • concentrated
  • concrete
  • condensed
  • congealed
  • dense
  • fine-grained
  • hard
  • hardened
  • heavy
  • impenetrable
  • impermeable
  • impervious
  • inelastic
  • nonporous
  • refractory
  • rigid
  • set
  • solid
  • solidified
  • stiff
  • sturdy
  • substantial
  • thick
  • tough
  • unyielding
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