impacted definition

  • adjective:
    • Wedged together at broken finishes. Used of a fractured bone.
    • positioned in the alveolus in a way prohibiting eruption into an ordinary position. Applied of a tooth.
    • Wedged or packed in, to be able to fill or stop an organ or a passage: influenced feces.
    • Driven collectively or close.
    • Grown in an abnormal course so that it is wedged against another enamel and cannot erupt usually; -- of teeth, especially the 3rd molar.
    • wedged or packed in collectively
  • verb:
    • Simple past tight and previous participle of effect.

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