permeable definition

  • adjective:
    • That can be permeated or penetrated, especially by fluids or gases: permeable membranes; stone that's permeable by water.
    • Of or concerning material, substrate, membrane layer or material that digests or permits the passing of fluids.
    • Capable of becoming permeated, or passed away through; producing passage; passable; penetrable; -- utilized specially of substances which permit the passage through of liquids
    • allowing liquids or gases to pass through or diffuse through
  • others:
    • That may be permeated; with the capacity of becoming passed away through without rupture or displacement of parts: noting specially substances that enable the passage through of fluids.

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