permeate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To distribute or flow throughout; pervade: "Our reasoning is permeated by our historic urban myths” ( Freeman J. Dyson). See Synonyms at charge.
    • to feed the open positions or interstices of: liquid permeating a membrane.
    • to feed the pores or interstices of; to penetrate and move across without producing rupture or displacement; -- used specially to fluids which go through substances of free surface.
    • To enter and distribute through; to pervade.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To distribute through or enter anything.
  • verb:
    • To pass through the pores or interstices of; to enter and go through without causing rupture or displacement; -- used specially to fluids which move across substances of free surface; as, water permeates sand.
    • To enter and spread through; to pervade.
    • go through
    • penetrate mutually or perhaps interlocked
    • spread or diffuse through
  • noun:
    • A watery by-product of milk production.
  • others:
    • To pass into or through without rupture or displacement of parts; scatter through and fill the spaces, pores, and interstices of; hence, to saturate; pervade: as, water permeates sand; the air ended up being permeated with smoke.

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