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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)]

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]

pervious

(pĕr′vē-ŭs) [L. pervius]
1. Permeable.
2. Penetrating.
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For the pervious hot-mix asphalt (HMA), the mix designs would need to have stability comparable to the Superpave[R] N50 design.
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DrainReady takes pervious concrete to the next level," said Jeremy Minnillo, Preferred Materials' director of quality control and technical services.
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Wilson Motors was awarded the best new pervious concrete application throughout Washington state.
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