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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Allowing fluids or gases to pass or diffuse through.

Usage examples (33)
  • permeable membranes
  • However, the seized products were in permeable packages and held under conditions that could affect the food's integrity and quality.
  • This includes a stout casing and what is known as a permeable polymer separator, which stops the electrodes in the cell touching each other and causing a short circuit.
  • The term '"permeable" simply means that water may pass through it. for more
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