When the intestine is permeable and inflamed, infectious or toxic substances “leak” through the lining into the blood stream.
Eakin did her best to make the division as permeable as possible.
At the same time, it would become a permeable border for Kashmiris, who could move back and forth easily.
I haf a rock-crystal lens which is permeable to this light, und which I can place in mine camera.
The substance of the wall seemed as permeable and yielding as light.
Such shouldst thou still become, thyself all permeable to a holier power!
The chain of green bogs is a consequence of the stratum of permeable sand.
He found that most of these membranes were permeable to the membranogenous solution.
The membrane is, however, permeable to the constituents of sea water or to sugar.
The mass was drained, and permeable to a fresh supply of water.
permeable per·me·a·ble (pûr'mē-ə-bəl)
That can be permeated or penetrated, especially by liquids or gases.