Definición de impound en inglés:

impound

Saltos de línea: im|pound
Pronunciación: /ɪmˈpəʊnd
 
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verbo

[with object]
  • 3(Of a dam) hold back (water): it will impound a reservoir 130 miles long
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Just before the locks and dams impounded water, timber was clear-cut and the remaining stump fields are so hazardous that even avid fishermen avoid them.
    • The effluent gets blended with the floods impounded by the dam and the water quality becomes slightly improved.
    • TLDP III alone will impound water in a reservoir and submerge 156.49 hectares.

Derivativos

impoundable

adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Unlike criminals, motorists have impoundable cars and plenty of identifying numbers and paperwork that make them more likely to pay fines.
  • The violation is an impoundable offense under R.A. 4136.

impounder

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Victims have described the cowboy car impounders as ‘swarthy and threatening’ and some have paid cash in full rather than face their wrath.
  • The impounder may sell the animal if the owner fails to appear within thirty days and claim it, but must return it when the owner appears and compensates the impounder for the damage and for the expense of keeping and advertising the animal.

impoundment

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Some of the impoundments were lined with plastic, which flapped over the edge of the dirt embankment like a garbage bag inside a trash can.
  • Of even more importance to freshwater fishing, and particularly dams or impoundments, is the barometric pressure.
  • If your pet should wander off in search of a mate, you may be faced with paying fines and impoundment costs or worse should your pet be injured while roaming for a mate.

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