Definitions for semipermeableˌsɛm iˈpɜr mi ə bəl, ˌsɛm aɪ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sem•i•per•me•a•bleˌsɛm iˈpɜr mi ə bəl, ˌsɛm aɪ-(adj.)

  1. permeable only to certain small molecules:

    a semipermeable membrane.

    Category: Biology, Physics

Origin of semipermeable:

1895–1900

sem`i•per`me•a•bil′i•ty(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. semipermeable(adj)

    (of a membrane) selectively permeable

Wiktionary

  1. semipermeable(Adjective)

    Describing something that is permeable to some things and not to others, as a cell membrane which allows some molecules through but blocks others substances.

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