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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Penetrate mutually or be interlocked; Spread or diffuse through; Pass through.

Usage examples (38)
  • Does the smell of baking bread permeate the air?
  • The permeate is processed to remove the lactose, which is used to create ethanol.
  • Mr. GARZA: We have a big record collection, and you know, the sounds kind of permeate every corner of the globe.
  • Does this act of hypocrisy "permeate" the red-state electorate? for more
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