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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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The condition was diagnosed as pervious urachus and decided to perform surgical correction.
A plaza on the opposite side of the building is constructed with pervious pavers, notes Hanley.
studied the effect of aggregate size and gradation on the acoustic absorption for pervious concrete.
In addition, the mix designs for the pervious portland cement concrete (PCC) would need to have high albedo (reflectivity) to minimize the urban heat island effect.
If you install a system of pervious pavers or the Grasspave2 or Gravelpave2 yourself, be sure to read and study the manufacturer's specifications, and follow the instructions carefully.
This storm-management system also will be covered with pervious concrete, and can be used, too, as an auxiliary parking lot, Romeo said.
The Consumer Council found it took longer to get anywhere in the autumn of 2005 than it did in either of the two pervious years.
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Nelly Gonzalez is one of the premier bibliographers of Latin America as shown in her pervious volumes in this series.
One argument against pervious surfaces in high-traffic areas is that they're not as durable as their impervious ancestors.
Pervious symposium locations include Youngstown, Cleveland, Lima, Toledo, Dayton, Akron, Cincinnati, Newark and Columbus.
The peculiar nature of the era is confirmed in the archives and libraries where the volume of documentation, memoir, and correspondence is unmistakably fuller than from any pervious reign yet disappointing compared to those which follow.