impermeability impermeability

Definition(s):

  • (n) the property of something that cannot be pervaded by a liquid

Usage(s):

  1. The Democrat, who believed in the practical necessity of compromise and who acknowledged the innate imperfection and impermeability of man, had a creed of his own.
  2. Finally, this impermeability is the mark of his great Inspector Clouseau.

Quotes

  • "It is clear that the impermeability of borders does not reduce the number of deaths from illegal immigration, quite the contrary," said Francisco Majuelos, head of the Organisation for Human Rights in Andalusia (APDH-A).
    on Jul 13, 2008 By: Francisco Source: Africasia

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