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per·vi·ous

 (pûr′vē-əs)
adj.
1. Open to passage or entrance; permeable.
2. Open to arguments, ideas, or change; approachable.

[From Latin pervius : per-, through; see per- + via, way; see wegh- in Indo-European roots.]

per′vi·ous·ly adv.
per′vi·ous·ness n.

pervious

(ˈpɜːvɪəs)
adj
1. able to be penetrated; permeable
2. receptive to new ideas; open-minded
[C17: from Latin pervius, from per- (through) + via a way]
ˈperviously adv
ˈperviousness n

per•vi•ous

(ˈpɜr vi əs)

adj.
1. permeable.
2. accessible to reason.
[1605–15; < Latin pervius passable]
per′vi•ous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.pervious - admitting of passage or entrance; "pervious soil"; "a metal pervious to heat"
permeable - allowing fluids or gases to pass or diffuse through; "permeable membranes"; "rock that is permeable by water"
imperviable, impervious - not admitting of passage or capable of being affected; "a material impervious to water"; "someone impervious to argument"
Translations

pervious

[ˈpɜːvɪəs] ADJpermeable (to a)

pervious

adj (lit)durchlässig; (fig)zugänglich (to für); chalk is pervious (to water)Kalk ist wasserdurchlässig

per·vi·ous

a. pervio-a. V.: permeable.
References in classic literature ?
The walls were even more pervious to a driving rain.
When I was as old as you, I was a feeling fellow enough, partial to the unfledged, unfostered, and unlucky; but Fortune has knocked me about since: she has even kneaded me with her knuckles, and now I flatter myself I am hard and tough as an India-rubber ball; pervious, though, through a chink or two still, and with one sentient point in the middle of the lump.
For though nothing is impassable to the soul, but all things are pervious to it and like highways, yet this is only whilst the soul does not see them.
In old Rome the public roads beginning at the Forum proceeded north, south, east, west, to the centre of every province of the empire, making each market-town of Persia, Spain and Britain pervious to the soldiers of the capital: so out of the human heart go as it were highways to the heart of every object in nature, to reduce it under the dominion of man.
Projections on core inflation were also knocked down with CPI ex-food and energy at 2.1% for this year, versus the pervious 2.3% expectation, with 2020 core PCE seen at 1.7% versus 2.0%.
He alleged that pervious governments had not worked for raising funds for development projects including dams.
[USPRwire, Wed Sep 05 2018] The report "Pervious Pavement Market by Application (Hardscape and Floors), Material (Pervious Concrete, Porous Asphalt, and Interlocking Concrete Pavers), Design (Hydrological and Structural) - Global Forecast to 2026", The pervious pavement market size is estimated to grow from USD 12.13 Billion in 2015 to USD 22.17 Billion by 2026, at a CAGR of 5.7%.
Green Building Council has come around on construction criteria where concrete excels: Life cycle assessment (LCA), starting with LEED v4 green building rating system provisions, and now as one of the principles guiding an advocacy effort friendly to pervious or permeable interlocking concrete pavements.
Unlike the impermeable pavement that is used for most roads and parking lots, pervious concrete allows rainwater to drain and seep freely into the ground underneath.
To offset that slight overage, the developer is utilizing pervious, or porous, pavement on a section of the project, and, according to Township Engineer Todd Boerman, the amount of pervious pavement included in the plans is sufficient enough to lower the property's overall impervious percentage below 50 percent.
The port broke its own previous record of 52.493 million tons by handling 54.685 million tones and 2.252 million TEUs containers against the pervious year's 2.109 million TEUs (Twenty Equivalent Units).
In the pervious years, the minimum amount for Sadqa-e-Fitr or Fitrana had also been set at Rs100 per head.bsac-850950-616628323-place The chairman had said that Islam obligates its followers to pay the required amount before offering the Eid prayers, so that the needy can also make timely use of that money.