impenetrable


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impenetrable

Physics (of a body) incapable of occupying the same space as another body
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As the last foot touched the rock, the canoe whirled from its station, when the tall form of the scout was seen, for an instant, gliding above the waters, before it disappeared in the impenetrable darkness that rested on the bed of the river.
That impenetrable forest, with its innumerable trunks and branches, threw him into a terrible state of consternation.
In reverting to the period of our origin, other nations have generally been compelled to plunge into the chaos of impenetrable antiquity, or to trace a lawless ancestry into the caverns of ravishers and robbers.
This small body, shut up in a private apartment, impenetrable to the public eye, proceed to the execution of the trust committed to them.
Meantime bands of Convicts occupied every entrance with an impenetrable phalanx.
But for me, in my impenetrable mantle, the safely was complete.
There, under the impenetrable ALIAS of the number of his bed, the crapulous being lay for some more days unconscious of all things, and of one thing in particular: that the police were after him.
It was evidently a hard, impenetrable body, and not the soft substance that forms the bodies of the great marine mammalia.
He continued to pump poor Passepartout, and learned that he really knew little or nothing of his master, who lived a solitary existence in London, was said to be rich, though no one knew whence came his riches, and was mysterious and impenetrable in his affairs and habits.
Living, as they did, in what appeared to me impenetrable darkness, their eyes were abnormally large and sensitive, just as are the pupils of the abysmal fishes, and they reflected the light in the same way.
He had a haughty bearing, a look either steady and impenetrable or insolently piercing and inquisitorial.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when you move, fall like a thunderbolt.