imperviousness


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Synonyms for imperviousness

the quality of being impenetrable (by people or light or missiles etc

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Promoting new attitudes, the literary campaigners felt the need for an almost Jacobin imperviousness to other interpretation.
The hacks had resented Hoddle's imperviousness and were tired of Davies's acquiescence.
On the other hand, this love being constant, it is inevitable that from time to time a crack will open in our own imperviousness, and the love will get through.
From a heart more broken and baffled than well instructed, Alcibiades recounts Socrates' imperviousness to drink, to danger, to cold, and even to particular affections (e.
Companies are seeking improved flame retardancy in coatings as well as barriers with improved imperviousness for medical applications.
The world's obtuseness, imperviousness, its active or passive hostility to valour and vision, is not only the object of his [Pound's] denunciation.
Without this kind of incentive, taxpayers will keep making up the difference, Indians and states that are owed royalties will continue being short-changed, and efforts to improve the program will be met with a kind of imperviousness that leads one to conclude that Interior may even enjoy making a bureaucratic mess.
Consumers will be attracted to these decking materials due to their long lifespans, minimal maintenance requirements, and imperviousness to degradation caused by general wear and tear and long-term exposure to moisture.
The purpose of this paper is to compare a number of different types of ancillary data for use in dasymetric mapping, including imperviousness, road density, and nighttime lights.
With his simple semiotics, Rohmer emphasizes the vulnerable exposure of the youths in their bronze deshabille--nascent star Fabrice Luchini turns up as a teen, blond and boneless in a bathing suit--and the conniving natures of Aurore and Jerome in literal cover-up, she in a succession of flowered dresses and shawls, he in full beard, sweater, and straw hat, their physical insulation implying moral imperviousness.
This critter runs about 8 1/2" overall, with a lightweight and mildly textured handle of some plasticy substance that feels good and provides reasonable levels of water and goop imperviousness as well as grip in sticky or slippery situations.
There also seems to be an imperviousness or non-reception to
In Maryland, for example, when watershed imperviousness exceeds 25%, only hardier reptiles and amphibians can thrive, while more pollution-sensitive species are eliminated, according to a 1999 Maryland Department of Natural Resources report titled From the Mountains to the Sea.
THE NATURE OF THE IMPERVIOUSNESS IN URBAN WATERSHEDS.
Time has not withered nor custom staled that infinite imperviousness.