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permeable

 [per´me-ah-b'l]
not impassable; pervious; permitting passage of a substance.

per·me·a·ble

(per'mē-ă-bĕl),
Permitting the passage of substances (for example, liquids, gases, heat), as through a membrane or other structure.
Synonym(s): pervious
[L. permeabilis (see permeate)]

permeable

/per·me·a·ble/ (per´me-ah-b'l) not impassable; pervious; permitting passage of a substance.

permeable

[pur′mē·əbəl]
Etymology: L, permeare, to pass through
a condition of allowing fluids and certain other substances to pass through, such as a permeable membrane. See also osmosis.

per·me·a·ble

(pĕr'mē-ă-bĕl)
Permitting the passage of substances (e.g., liquids, gases), as through a membrane or other structure.
See also: permeate
Synonym(s): pervious.
[L. permeabilis, passing through]

Permeable

Capable of allowing substances to pass through.

permeable

not impassable; pervious; permitting passage of a substance.
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Ms Sent said permeable pavers, in particular Premier Hydropavers[R], have huge benefits for homeowners as they are low maintenance - they don't need sealing and are easily cleaned with a high-pressure hose.
Spiritual masters write of the permeable soul being able to not only receive but to give, with the energy mutually going both ways.
Topmix Permeable is not recommended for use in areas which are going to be used for activities such as stockpiling sawdust or in areas where there will be heavy silt loads such as large recycling centers, but is suitable for most other applications.
The joints, which are filled with permeable aggregates, permit water to freely enter the subsurface at rates as high as 1,000 inches (2,540 centimeters) per hour.
The good news is that you won't typically replace an entire parking lot with a permeable surface.
Narahari [13] discussed unsteady flow of a Bingham fluid between two permeable beds having different permeabilities.
Mr Harrop said permeable paving increased the amount of water allowed to drain directly into the ground, rather than being channelled into what he called the hard-pressed drainage system.
A spokeswoman for Defra said research was being undertaken into developing permeable ground coverage systems for car parks and other areas, including pavements.
The new range of Permeable Darfresh[R] top and bottom webs feature regulated permeability to suit the specific needs of gassing cheeses.
Parker HiFluxx[R] membrane is 100 times more permeable than the lowest permeable competitor and significantly more permeable than all other membranes for the application.
All the while, human skin remains permeable to some medications and enough sunlight to make vitamin D.
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