imperviousness


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

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Field investigation, areal maps, online maps, and storm pipe details were used, and imperviousness was spatially analysed using GIS.
Although previous studies have used Landsat to create prediction models for surface temperature, and shown strong correlations between surface temperature and surface imperviousness (Yuan and Bauer 2007), few studies have simultaneously explored the relationship among SI, ground-based temperature measures, and LST calculated from thermal imagery.
The ISGM is based on a multivariate, nonlinear regression equation that yields an estimate of average imperviousness based on the housing unit density, employment density, and destination accessibility of the unprotected areas of each block group.
Moreover, following Bernstein's suggestion that there is a tradition of violating black dolls that is both an antecedent to and consequence of what is presumed to be black children's imperviousness to pain, here we see the constructedness of that Otherness that renders certain dolls (and the children they represent) devoid of feeling.
Describing the imperviousness of the Turkish real estate sector from the economic crisis in 2008 as an extraordinary success, Favell projected that there is a high possibility that the real estate bubble will burst even if the political stability continues.
The Independent cites a British terrorism expert, Professor Simon Bennett, who has reliably absorbed the CFR party line--and who also seems to share the CFR's imperviousness to the overwhelming evidence that the "Chechen" terrorist events are actually Russian FSB instigations.
Welty also speaks of "this little story's plot" as the "vain courting of imperviousness in the face of exposure" (778).
Sources told The New York Times papers that Apple is currently experimenting with a number of different models for a wearable device, hoping to set itself apart from the competition in the growing "smartwatch" market by applying materials of the same legendary imperviousness as the iPhone's Gorilla Glass to the new product category.
Another makes Powell change her name because "Margaret" is too grand for a kitchen maid--an act of imperviousness one can easily imagine from Downton's Dowager Countess, although we are never allowed, probably by design, downstairs at her house.
with "the state of imperviousness becom[ing] a central tenet of US foreign policy" and Kennan urg[ing] policy makers to "tighten" up and act with "cohesion, firmness, and vigor" (68).
There is a place for protest and for public statements of support, but given the relative imperviousness of the Vatican and the U.
The importance of imperviousness, Watershed protection techniques, 1(3): 100-111.
The many chapters cover topics like sexuality, imperviousness to certain sorts of social cues, evolution, marriage, and other personal insights coupled with research.
In its report, State bank of Pakistan has mentioned the imperviousness of local banking system to the global financial crisis, and thus belittling the external impacts over internal economics.