Impermeability sentence example

impermeability
  • Not only was he the first discoverer of the rotifers, but he showed "how wonderfully nature has provided for the preservation of their species," by their tolerance of the drying-up of the water they inhabit, and the resistance afforded to the evaporation of the fluids of their bodies by the impermeability of the casing in which they then become enclosed.
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  • In Cheshire the surface-water trickling through the overlying strata dissolves the salt, which is subsequently pumped as brine, but at Middlesbrough the great depth and impermeability of the strata precludes this, so another method has been resorted to.
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  • Thus despite the impermeability of its mass large springs are occasionally found to issue from the Lower Chalk.
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  • By these means practical impermeability was obtained.
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  • Wood, of course, is not as durable as titanium, so we stabilize our woods under extreme pressure and then impregnate them with acrylics for impermeability.
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