allowing fluids or gases to pass or diffuse through
"permeable membranes"; "rock that is permeable by water"
Of or relating to substance, substrate, membrane or material that absorbs or allows the passage of fluids.
Rainwater sinks through permeable rock to form an underground reservoir.
Origin: From permeabilis.
capable of being permeated, or passed through; yielding passage; passable; penetrable; -- used especially of substances which allow the passage of fluids; as, wood is permeable to oil; glass is permeable to light
Origin: [L. permeabilis: cf. F. permable. See Permeate.]
The numerical value of permeable in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of permeable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
These are permeable borders, you cannot seal them off no matter how hard you try, no matter what high technologies you try to import.
Vaginal tissue isn't like other skin. It's covered in mucous membranes, it's very permeable. It's a direct route to your reproductive organs. We need to be really careful of these products.
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