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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.
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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]
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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.
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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]
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To verify the main constituents that representing the proteins of concentrates and permeates obtained with the membrane of 10 kDa, an electrophoresis analysis was performed, and the figure 5 shows the image of the electrophoresis gel.
There was also no interaction between these two parameters, which, however, do have a significant effect at p < 0.05 on the permeate flux, as to be expected.
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The moisture on this surface vaporizes and permeates into the sand where it condenses to form the wet layer.
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It is something that permeates the memory of all the ancestors of those who survived.
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The comforting aroma of the wood permeates the room from its structure and boarded ceiling.