impervious


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  • adj

Synonyms for impervious

unaffected by

Synonyms

  • unaffected by
  • immune to
  • unmoved by
  • closed to
  • untouched by
  • proof against
  • invulnerable to
  • unreceptive to
  • unswayable by

resistant to

Synonyms

  • resistant to
  • sealed to
  • impenetrable by
  • invulnerable to
  • impassable to
  • hermetic to
  • impermeable by
  • imperviable by

Synonyms for impervious

having the capacity to withstand

Synonyms for impervious

not admitting of passage or capable of being affected

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Ferguson says these materials use the same components and manufacturing processes as conventional impervious materials, "and as a general rule, carry the same health and environmental issues.
Deaton, the city's chief legislative analyst, has for more than a decade been the city's most powerful political figure while making the inner workings of City Hall impervious to anyone on the outside.
A new analysis of the lower 48 states captures details of the distribution of the nation's impervious surfaces.
May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- DigitalGlobe(R), provider of the world's highest resolution commercial satellite imagery and geospatial information products, announced that Denver's Wastewater Management Division (WMD) has evaluated QuickBird imagery and DigitalGlobe's impervious surface map products in order to streamline WMD's storm water billing operation.
The company manufactures flooring materials which re-create the appearance of natural marble and stone; they are extremely durable with high resistance to abrasion, flexion, frost and chemicals and practically impervious (average coefficient of absorption 0.
Specifically, Barrett Builders' Half Moon Harbour project was recognized for its use of pre-cast concrete planks and other materials, such as epoxy-coated rebar and a corrosion inhibitor, to provide a superior parking deck, impervious to damage from de-icing salts.
The totally synthetic system is impervious to moisture and mildew and carries a lifetime warranty covering fiber, backing material, product integrity and performance.
The study found that over the 12-year period tree cover in the region increased just one percentage point (from 6 to 7 percent) while impervious surfaces increased three percentage points (from 9 to 12).
One could gather from the flickering light reflected in the eyes that each faced a television screen; these mute "spectators" did not, of course, react to the images to which they were seemingly subjected - their blankness suggested how a continuous media avalanche can render the human eye almost impervious to detail.
These ICs, which contactlessly sense rotary positions via a small rotating magnet, are ideally suited to harsh environments since they are impervious to wear.
An inner oval section comprises a completely quilted patterned multilayer sheet having a water impervious lower layer and an absorbent upper layer attached to the lower layer.
In response to applications containing glyphosate, the tall morning glory (Ipomoea purpurea) grows increasingly impervious to that chemical, while sacrificing a measure of its fertility.
However, if you let kikuyu take over your yard, you will at least find it impervious to drought and dogs.
Even with the extensive amount of serious research that has been devoted to Perret, the enigmatic, even impervious quality of his work remains a stumbling block', states Karla Britton in her preface; 'Written from outside the milieu of French technical analyses, .
Impervious to moisture, the floor's backing system consists of an ultra-dense cut-pile decorative layer; a vinyl moisture barrier precoated with an antimicrobial treatment; a reinforced fiberglass scrim to ensure dimensional stability; a vinyl, closed-cell, cushioned moisture-barrier backing; and a vinyl adhesive to protect the subfloor and prevent delamination.