Examples of impassable in a Sentence
The roads were made impassable by the flood.
the road was impassable until snowplows cleared it
Recent Examples of impassable from the Web
Streets already were flooded and in some places impassable.
Travel remained slow and circuitous in the Hamden and Brookfield areas Wednesday, where felled trees and wires left many roads impassable.
The camp’s roads can be bone-jarring even in a hulking SUV, and nearly impassable after a rainstorm, but they are still packed with merchants hawking just about everything in stalls painted upbeat turquoise and teal.
As of the last count, there were still 59 county roads and city streets that are either impassable or passable but damaged, Weingarten said.
But since then, heavy rains have caused floodwaters to rise inside, cutting off the team’s only route to escape and making the way virtually impassable for rescuers.
Traffic is completely impassable on Montgomery Road and police are asking drivers to avoid the area.
The downpour had caused flash floods on the streets, leaving parts of the capital, Cairo, and other parts of Egypt impassable.
The Hoan Bridge was closed for about 30 minutes on the morning of Jan. 22 because drifting snow made some of the exit ramps impassable.
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IMPASSABLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of impassable for English Language Learners
: impossible to pass, cross, or travel over
IMPASSABLE Defined for Kids
Definition of impassable for Students
- … the forest road … led to impassable marshes where the paths had long been lost.
- —J. R. R. Tolkien, The Hobbit
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