from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state of impending; the state of being imminent and liable to happen soon; also, that which impends.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being impendent or overhanging; a menacing attitude.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the state of being imminent and liable to happen soon


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  • Still 1955 it officially accepted the real impendence coming closer to the Soviet view under Khruschov and plunging into electoral politics.

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  • Made with RP-58 coaxial wire with a nominal impendence of 50Ω


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