1. adjective [usu ADJ n] Low-impact exercise does not put a lot of stress on your body. ⇒ This low-impact exercise involves stepping on and off a platform following routines to music. 2. adjective [usu ADJ n] Low-impact projects, developments, and activities such as holidays are designed to cause minimum harm to the environment. ⇒ ...sensitive, enlightened, low-impact ecotourism. ⇒ The snowcoach concept in Yellowstone provides low-impact, low-pollution access.
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