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permeate

 [per´me-āt″]
1. to penetrate or pass through, as through a filter.
2. the constituents of a solution or suspension that pass through a filter.

per·me·ate

(per'mē-āt),
1. To pass through a membrane or other structure, typically by diffusion.
2. That which can so pass.
[L. permeo, to pass through]

permeate

/per·me·ate/ (-āt″)
1. to penetrate or pass through, as through a filter.
2. the constituents of a solution or suspension that pass through a filter.

permeate

(pûr′mē-āt′)
v. perme·ated, perme·ating, perme·ates
v.tr.
1. To pass through the openings or interstices of: liquid permeating a membrane.
2. To spread or flow throughout; pervade: "Our thinking is permeated by our historical myths" (Freeman J. Dyson).
v.intr.
To spread through or penetrate something.

per′me·ant (-ənt), per′me·a′tive (-ā′tĭv) adj.
per′me·a′tion n.

per·me·ate

(pĕr'mē-āt, -ăt)
1. To pass through a membrane or other structure.
2. That which can so pass.
[L. permeo, to pass through]

permeate

1. to penetrate or pass through, as through a filter.
2. the constituents of a solution or suspension that pass through a filter.
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The scientists made various sample products: brownies, bread sticks and soup with or without sodium, or with each permeate.
The carbon dioxide analyzer (1% error within range, detecting different ranges, namely 0-500 ppm and 0-10%, Sable Systems[R], model CA-2A) was connected to a five-way valve and analyzed the permeate, retentate, or feed streams (Figure 3).
If the gas reaches the top of the casting cavity after a skin has formed, the gas cannot permeate the solid metal skin and enter the sand.
conditioned hoses continued to permeate at a higher rate than
Among others, vacuum pervaporation is the most widely used mode of operation, while inert purge pervaporation is of interest if the permeate can be discharged without condensation.
They also wanted to investigate the impact of the pore size of membranes on the monomeric and polymeric compositions of permeate and retentive fractions.
A common thread of personal reminiscence and background explanations permeates the writings, which often feature stories quoted from Huichol myth and legend.
Indeed, this is a word that has come to be a derogatory or denigrating descriptive that permeates our gender biased culture.
It also permeates Blush, Wim Vandekybus' nearly two-hour, intermission-less 2001 work that had some theatergoers heading for the exits prematurely during its Los Angeles premiere.
Buttressing tall buildings, reinforcing ships' hulls, keeping keen a razor's edge, steel permeates modern life.