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impenetrable

Physics (of a body) incapable of occupying the same space as another body
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These pieces embody Cerrillo's concerns with giving shape to language--to its porousness and impenetrability.
Firmly rejecting the unabashed subjectivity and accompanying impenetrability of much contemporary verse, Alan Holder's "Sky Gazer", from first to last, makes his free form verse steadily available to the reader, assumed to be "a creature of feeling" and often addressed directly.
Many passages are abstract to the point of impenetrability.
to inject some relatability into the foreign, into the impenetrability.
And, much to their collective surprise - and despite numerous boasts from the chief constable about the prison's impenetrability - Houdini miraculously emerged fully-clothed as little as three-and-a-half minutes later.
Walking through a dense tangle of green briar, blackberry and assorted barberry and other nasty brush, I found myself caught up in a web of impenetrability.
The judiciary in the constitution: lost opportunities for reform and enshrinement of the judiciary's impenetrability
However, instead of reading this fact as the proof that Lenin is outdated, one should, perhaps, risk the opposite conjecture: What if this impenetrability of Lenin is a sign that there is something wrong with OUR epoch?
After clarifying the black-box problem, the book meanders through changes in physicians' practice, various failed 20th-century teaching proposals, and 21st-century distance learning, most of which one way or another demonstrate the impenetrability of the classroom.
In relevant remarks in February, Lieutenant Commander of Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base General Shahrokh Shahram said Iran's air defense systems are fully prepared to defend the country against any possible enemy aggression, and assured the nation of impenetrability and security of Iran's nuclear sites and facilities.
If the world is matter / It is impenetrable absolutely," Oppen writes in a daybook, suggesting a kind of epistemological finitude, only to continue, "The recognition of impenetrability houses the hope of intelligibility.
That said, she avoids the coded and cold impenetrability of much academic writing, and her work is at once scholarly, personal, and accessible to non-specialists.