Definitions for "Irretrievable"
Not retrievable; irrecoverable; irreparable; as, an irretrievable loss.
One of the categories of impacts mentioned in the National Environmental Policy Act to be included in statements of environmental impacts. An irretrievable effect applies to losses of production or commitment of renewable natural resources.
impossible to recover or recoup or overcome; "an irretrievable loss"; "irretrievable errors in judgment"