Definition of impacted
1a : packed or wedged inb : deeply entrenched : not easily changed or removed
2 of a tooth : wedged between the jawbone and another tooth
3 : of, relating to, or being an area (such as a school district) providing tax-supported services to a population having a large proportion of federal employees and especially those living or working on tax-exempt federal property aid to education in impacted areas
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At a hazardous materials spills, a drone could be sent up to survey the situation prior to any firefighters being sent into the impacted area, Schmidt said.
The impacted population is better able to contribute as members of local and global society, generating jobs, fueling market economies, holding governments accountable and serving as first responders to their own needs.
Lemon Grove and Spring Valley are two of the most impacted areas for the number of human trafficking victims, said Ilse Hanning of the Lemon Grove Soroptimist Club, which helped present the program.
Severely impacted areas pull loose easily from the soil.
The title of Frantz is something else again, neither a piece of hand-holding nor an act of mild subversion, but a monosyllable with a gift for multitasking—and an index of the impacted richness that the film displays for roughly an hour.
Reith said ammunition stored inside the impacted apartment did ignite and rounds began to fire as crews worked inside.
San Francisco International Airport is the most impacted airport, with flight searches from international origins to SFO dropping 45.6 percent following the travel ban announcement.
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First Known Use of impacted
IMPACTED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of impacted for English Language Learners
of a tooth : growing under another tooth
Medical Definition of impacted
1a: blocked by material (as feces) that is firmly packed or wedged in position an impacted colonb: wedged or lodged in a bodily passage an impacted mass of feces an impacted fetus in the birth canal
2: characterized by broken ends of bone driven together an impacted fracture
3of a tooth : wedged between the jawbone and another tooth an impacted wisdom tooth
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