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Princeton's WordNet

  1. penetrability, perviousnessnoun

    the quality of being penetrable (by people or light or missiles etc.)


  1. penetrabilitynoun

    The extent to which something is penetrable

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Penetrabilitynoun

    Susceptibility of impression from another body.

    Etymology: from penetrable.

    There being no mean between penetrability and impenetrability, passivity and activity, they being contrary; therefore the infinite rarefaction of the one quality is the position of its contrary. George Cheyne, Philosophical Principles.


  1. penetrability

    Penetrability refers to the capacity or ability of a substance, object, or force to pass through a material, barrier, or space. It can also refer to the measure of ease with which a substance can be penetrated. This term is widely used in various fields such as physics, science, medicine, and engineering.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Penetrabilitynoun

    the quality of being penetrable; susceptibility of being penetrated, entered, or pierced

  2. Etymology: [Cf. F. pntrabilit.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of penetrability in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of penetrability in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3


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    (used of persons) bound to a tract of land; hence their service is transferable from owner to owner
    • A. butch
    • B. equivalent
    • C. adscripted
    • D. omnifarious

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