HyperDic: impermeability

English > 1 sense of the word impermeability:
NOUNattributeimpermeability, impermeablenessthe property of something that cannot be pervaded by a liquid / liquid
English > impermeability: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe property of something that cannot be pervaded by a liquid / liquid.
Synonymimpermeableness
NarrowernonabsorbencyThe property of not being absorbent
retentiveness, retentivity, retentionThe power of retaining liquid
Broadersolidity, solidnessThe consistency of a solid
Oppositepermeability, permeablenessThe property of something that can be pervaded by a liquid / liquid (as by osmosis or diffusion)
Spanishimpermeabilidad
Catalanimpermeabilitat
Adjectivesimpermeablepreventing especially liquids / liquids to pass or diffuse through

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