noun see impassable

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  • Impassableness — Impassable Im*pass a*ble, a. [Cf. {Unpassable}.] Incapable of being passed; not admitting a passage; as, an impassable road, mountain, or gulf. Milton. {Im*pass a*ble*ness}, n. {Im*pass a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • impassableness — See impassability. * * * …   Universalium

  • impassableness — im·passableness …   English syllables

  • impassableness — noun see impassable * * * impassabilˈity or impassˈableness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑impassable …   Useful english dictionary

  • Immeability — Im me*a*bil i*ty, n. [Pref. im not + L. meabilis passable, fr. meare to pass.] Lack of power to pass, or to permit passage; impassableness. [1913 Webster] Immeability of the juices. Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • impassable — also impassible adjective Date: 1562 incapable of being passed, traveled, crossed, or surmounted • impassability noun • impassableness noun • impassably adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • impassable — impassability, impassableness, n. impassably, adv. /im pas euh beuhl, pah seuh /, adj. 1. not passable; not allowing passage over, through, along, etc.: Heavy snow made the roads impassable. 2. unable to be surmounted: an impassable obstacle to… …   Universalium

  • impassable — adjective impossible to travel along or over. Derivatives impassability noun impassableness noun impassably adverb …   English new terms dictionary

  • density — n 1. denseness, compactness, crowdedness, tightness, closeness, cohesiveness; thickness, richness, substance, body; bulk, massiveness, heaviness, weight, mass, solidity, solidness; impenetrability, impenetra bleness, impermeability,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • impassable — /ɪmˈpasəbəl / (say im pahsuhbuhl) adjective not passable; that cannot be passed over, through, or along: muddy, impassable roads. –impassability /ɪmˌpasəˈbɪləti/ (say im.pahsuh biluhtee), impassableness, noun –impassably, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

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