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Definition of the noun impermeability
What does impermeability mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: impermeabilities
- the property of something that cannot be pervaded by a liquid
- lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
- synonym of impermeability: impermeableness
- antonym of impermeability: permeability
- more generic words: solidity / solidness = the consistency of a solid
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Alternative definition of the noun impermeability
- The quality of being impermeable.
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The Biological Bulletin (1909)
by Frank Rattray Lillie, Carl Richard Moore, Alfred Clarence Redfield
Such impermeability is a peculiarity of the living 1 From the Physiological Laboratory, Department of Zoology, University of Pennsylvania. 2 A full account of the earlier researches will be found in Hamburger's " Osmo- tischer Druck und ...
Such impermeability is a peculiarity of the living 1 From the Physiological Laboratory, Department of Zoology, University of Pennsylvania. 'A full account of the earlier researches will be found in Hamburger's " Osmo- tischer Druck und ...
by Geoffrey K. Vallis
However, impermeability is a consequence of the definition of potential vorticity rather than the equations of motion, and in that sense it is a kinematic and not dynamical property. To derive the result we define s = p() = V . (6a),), where a, is the ...
The Encyclopedia of Seeds (2006)
Science, Technology and Uses by J. Derek Bewley, Michael Black, Peter Halmer
is usually the result of impermeability to water and/or oxygen. Before water and oxygen can penetrate to the embryo, the seedcoat requires a modification according to the nature of the block.
by W. Edward Craighead, Charles B. Nemeroff
Calcium ion impermeability in most brain regions is essential for survival to prevent excitotoxic injury to neurons.A single edited GluR2 subunit in a heteromeric AMPA channel is sufficient to confer this protection. Recent evidence also shows ...
by Henry Kellerman
Psychoanalytically, it can be seen also as an attempt to increase the impermeability of one's boundary, and is frequently the psychological culprit in the avoidance of commitment to any possible primary relationship. NEO- FREUDIANISM Those ...
by Joseph C. Salamone
the impermeability of glassy carbon to gases (which suggests that these voids are not connected), and the isotropic conductivity observed for glassy carbon. The current approach ...
by Moselio Schaechter
due to impermeability. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a typical organism that exhibits a high broad substrate range intrinsic resistance resulting from a particularly low permeability of its outer membrane (OM) associated with a number of ...
(based on Mayne's Lexicon) by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick
IMPERMEABILITY— IMPETIGO. > IMPETIOLAR— IMPOSTHUME. IMPOTENCE — IMPRESSURA. IM PUBERAL— INACTIVE. equal; Gr. f&KTv\m} a finger or toe. F. imparidactyle.) Applied to birds that have three toes before and one oehind.
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