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Impermeability

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Definition of the noun impermeability

What does impermeability mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: impermeabilities

  1. the property of something that cannot be pervaded by a liquid

Alternative definition of the noun impermeability

noun

  1. The quality of being impermeable.

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Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewContributions from the Zoological Laboratory of the University of Pennsylvania (1910)

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 ...

Google previewAtmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics (2017)

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 ...

Google previewThe 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.

Google previewThe Concise Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science (2004)

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 ...

Google previewDictionary of Psychopathology (2012)

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 ...

Google previewConcise Polymeric Materials Encyclopedia (1998)

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 ...

Google previewDesk Encyclopedia of Microbiology (2010)

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 ...

Google previewThe New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences (1888)

(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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Scrabble value of I1M3P3E1R1M3E1A1B3I1L1I1T1Y4

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