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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The entire Gulf Coast is very heavily impacted – Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi.
The most impacted areas, Bryant said, are ones that have seen flooding in the past and include the Richardson subdivision in Dundee Township, Algonquin Shores and the Valley View area north of St. Charles.
WSOC said the impacted signs were on the Brookshire Freeway, inbound from Interstate 85, and on Interstate-277 outbound, before the Interstate 77 ramp.
The actual costs will be several hundred thousand dollars higher, which WSU says will be covered by insurance because the policy covers 2 million impacted people.
Access to appropriate medical, behavioral, and developmental screening, services, and supports for impacted women, children, and their families will also be coordinated by Healthy Start.
The impacted bars are the Chocolate Mint flavor CLIF Builder's Protein Bar and the Protein Chocolate Chip and Protein Chocolate Mint CLIF Kid ZBars.
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.
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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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