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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The property of something that can be pervaded by a liquid (as by osmosis or diffusion).

Usage examples (38)
  • The material-specific conductivity for the magnetic flux is called permeability µ.
  • Overloaded with calcium, the mitochondrial membrane becomes leaky, and a pore, known as the permeability transition pore (PTP), opens.
  • The relative permeability is assumed to be µr 600.
  • Intestinal permeability in irritable bowel syndrome. for more
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