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
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