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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·del·i·ble a.  [Formerly written also indeleble, which accords with the etymology of the word.]
 1. That can not be removed, washed away, blotted out, or effaced; incapable of being canceled, lost, or forgotten; as, indelible characters; an indelible stain; an indelible impression on the memory.
 2. That can not be annulled; indestructible. [R.]
    They are endued with indelible power from above.   --Sprat.
 Indelible colors, fast colors which do not fade or tarnish by exposure.
 Indelible ink, an ink not obliterated by washing; esp., a solution of silver nitrate.
 Syn: -- Fixed; fast; permanent; ineffaceable.
 -- In*del*i*ble*ness, n. -- In*del*i*bly, adv.
    Indelibly stamped and impressed.   --J. Ellis.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adv : in an indelible manner; "this tradition has left its mark
            indelibly upon the social, political, educational and
            industrial fabric of this country"