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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Not permitting passage (as of a fluid) through its substance.

Usage examples (4)
  • The thing that seems impermeably English is, in fact, anger.
  • The strange something that Mr. Bessel has compared to a sheet of glass separated them impermeably.
  • B coating the granules with a coating impermeable to aluminum hydroxide or magnesium hydroxide to form impermeably coated famotidine granules;
  • C) mixing a therapeutically effective amount of aluminum hydroxide or magnesium hydroxide with a therapeutically effective amount of impermeably coated famotidine... for more
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