[im-pen-duh nt] /ɪmˈpɛn dənt/
1590s, from Latin impendens “impending,” present participle of impendere (see impend).
[im-pen-duh nt] /ɪmˈpɛn dənt/ adjective 1. . 1590s, from Latin impendens “impending,” present participle of impendere (see impend).
[im-pen-ding] /ɪmˈpɛn dɪŋ/ adjective 1. about to happen; imminent: their impending marriage. 2. imminently threatening or menacing: an impending storm. 3. Archaic. . [im-pend] /ɪmˈpɛnd/ verb (used without object) 1. to be imminent; be about to happen. 2. to threaten or menace: He felt that danger impended. 3. Archaic. to hang or be suspended; overhang […]
[im-pen-i-truh-bil-i-tee, im-pen-] /ɪmˌpɛn ɪ trəˈbɪl ɪ ti, ˌɪm pɛn-/ noun 1. the state or quality of being . 2. Physics. that property of matter by virtue of which two bodies cannot occupy the same space simultaneously.
[im-pen-i-truh-buh l] /ɪmˈpɛn ɪ trə bəl/ adjective 1. not penetrable; that cannot be penetrated, pierced, entered, etc. 2. inaccessible to ideas, influences, etc. 3. incapable of being understood; inscrutable; unfathomable: an impenetrable mystery. 4. Physics. possessing . /ɪmˈpɛnɪtrəbəl/ adjective 1. incapable of being pierced through or penetrated: an impenetrable forest 2. incapable of being understood; […]