permeable


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per·me·a·ble

 (pûr′mē-ə-bəl)
adj.
Capable of being permeated or penetrated, especially by liquids or gases: permeable membranes; rock that is permeable by water.

per′me·a·bly adv.

permeable

(ˈpɜːmɪəbəl)
adj
capable of being permeated, esp by liquids
[C15: from Late Latin permeābilis, from Latin permeāre to pervade; see permeate]
ˈpermeableness n
ˈpermeably adv

per•me•a•ble

(ˈpɜr mi ə bəl)

adj.
capable of being permeated.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Late Latin permeābilis=permeā(re) to permeate + -bilis -ble]
per′me•a•ble•ness, n.
per′me•a•bly, adv.

per·me·a·ble

(pûr′mē-ə-bəl)
Capable of being passed through or permeated, especially by liquids or gases: a permeable membrane.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.permeable - allowing fluids or gases to pass or diffuse through; "permeable membranes"; "rock that is permeable by water"
leaky - permitting the unwanted passage of fluids or gases ; "a leaky roof"; "a leaky defense system"
pervious - admitting of passage or entrance; "pervious soil"; "a metal pervious to heat"
impermeable - preventing especially liquids to pass or diffuse through; "impermeable stone"; "an impermeable layer of scum"; "a coat impermeable to rain"

permeable

adjective penetrable, porous, absorbent, spongy, absorptive, pervious materials which are permeable to air and water
Translations

permeable

[ˈpɜːmɪəbl] ADJpermeable

permeable

[ˈpɜːrmiəbəl] adjperméable

permeable

adjdurchlässig, permeabel (geh, Sci)

permeable

[ˈpɜːmɪəbl] adjpermeabile
selectively permeable → semipermeabile
References in classic literature ?
The substance of the wall seemed as permeable and yielding as light.
We do not yet see that virtue is Height, and that a man or a company of men, plastic and permeable to principles, by the law of nature must overpower and ride all cities, nations, kings, rich men, poets, who are not.
Representative David Price (D-NC)--participated in a late-2017 North Carolina State University demonstration of how permeable interlocking concrete pavement (PICP) can help mitigate stormwater runoff peaks and reduce flooding.
Tenders are invited for construction of approx 410 lf of 8"-12" pvc pipe, 6,081 sy of 7" concrete alley pavement, installation of permeable pavers, variable thickness asphaltic concrete pavement, variable thickness concrete base, cracking and seating concrete pavement, 658 sf of 7" concrete driveway, concrete curb and gutter, 292 sf of 5" concrete walk, concrete removals, sewer work, etc.
The key is drainage - if you use a porous material, such as gravel, permeable asphalt or permeable block paving, you won't usually need planning permission.
com)-- Premier Pavers and Stone owner Grace Sent, who has recently released a new ground-breaking product, Premier Hydropavers[R], said previously permeable paving systems were not as pervious as they claimed to be - water drained around them, through spaces between the pavers.
The permeable composite sheet has two times or more strength, compared to the original porous PTFE sheet.
Permeable means capable of being penetrated, especially by water.
A new and improved variety of permeable pavement developed in the U.
For minimizing stormwater runoff, permeable interlocking concrete pavements are increasingly popular.
Steep slopes, forested hillslopes, permeable soils, and less permeable shale layers favor subsurface storm flow in the upstream sub-catchments.
As stormwater fees continue to climb, facility managers are turning to permeable options that allow water to infiltrate into the ground.