nonsinkable

adjective
non·​sink·​able | \ ˌnän-ˈsiŋ-kə-bəl How to pronounce nonsinkable (audio) \

Definition of nonsinkable

: incapable of being sunk : unsinkable … whale boats molded of glass and teflon and made nonsinkable by plastic foam in all dead spaces.— Robert A. Heinlein nonsinkable vessels

First Known Use of nonsinkable

1875, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonsinkable.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonsinkable. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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