Definitions

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  • adj. Not plowable; that cannot be plowed.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ plowable

Examples

  • Yes, the city was at a standstill mostly due to the fact that high winds left roads virtually unplowable, but also due to the major screwups by the sanitation department, but was it worth it to see blinding snow, whipping winds and heavy accumulation?

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  • The pistachio, the walnut, the filbert and the chestnut are all important tree crops in parts of the Mediterranean countries and many American travelers have probably seen the chestnut orchards of France and Italy, which I have found by examination are able to make the rough and unplowable mountain-side, bristling with rocks, as valuable as the level black prairies of Illinois.

    Northern Nut Growers Association, report of the proceedings at the sixth annual meeting Rochester, New York, September 1 and 2, 1915

  • But because a unplowable layer of ice had formed on streets - called "hardpack" - they will need more salting and hopefully higher temperatures to facilitate melting.

    Phillies Zone

  • And a winter blockade would be devastating because the high mountain road Alex and I took would be buried beneath feet of unplowable snow.

    Michael J. Totten

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