Definition of Impede. Meaning of Impede. Synonyms of Impede

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Definition of Impede

Impede
Impede Im*pede", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Impeded; p. pr. & vb. n. Impeding.] [L. impedire, lit., to entangle the feet; pref. im- in + pes, pedis, foot. See Foot, and cf. Impeach.] To hinder; to stop in progress; to obstruct; as, to impede the advance of troops. Whatever hinders or impedes The action of the nobler will. --Logfellow.

Meaning of Impede from wikipedia

- Impedance is the complex-valued generalization of resistance. It may refer to: Acoustic impedance, a constant related to the propagation of sound waves...
- In electrical engineering, impedance is the opposition to alternating current presented by the combined effect of resistance and reactance in a circuit...
- In electronics, high impedance means that a point in a circuit (a node) allows a relatively small amount of current through, per unit of applied voltage...
- In electronics, impedance matching is the practice of designing or adjusting the input impedance or output impedance of an electrical device for a desired...
- ****aulting, resisting, or impeding certain United States Government officers or employees is an offense under 18 U.S.C. § 111. Simple ****ault is a class...
- Acoustic impedance and specific acoustic impedance are measures of the opposition that a system presents to the acoustic flow resulting from an acoustic...
- exclusively parliamentarian line and instead concentrate on politically impeding the operations of the Marshall Plan. It also coordinated international...
- known as a tire deflation device) is a device or incident weapon used to impede or stop the movement of wheeled vehicles by puncturing their tires. Generally...
- provides that anyone who corruptly... obstructs or impedes, or endeavors to influence, obstruct or impede, the due administration of justice", is guilty of...
- sole nuclear reactor under construction just outside Baghdad, in order to impede Iraq's nuclear weapons program. Following a series of PLO attacks in 1982...