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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Wood treated with resins to increase strength and resistance to moisture and decay.

Usage examples (12)
  • Yet even now, in the shadow of an obstacle that loomed as impreg-nable as anything he had ever faced, he hadn't consid-ered turning away.
  • "All the more reason then for making this wall impreg -- all fat and thick and solid," he concluded, unable to manage the longer word.
  • It might happen that the nitrous particles, with which the air was impreg - nated, increafed the fermentation of the blood, and ren - dered the contagion more quick and...
  • They do not by any means seem to come, as has been maintained, from the mere percolation of water through slates impreg - nated with iron, which is dissolved and carried... for more
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