- capable of being permeated.
Origin of permeable
Examples from the Web for permeable
Contemporary Examples of permeable
When the intestine is permeable and inflamed, infectious or toxic substances “leak” through the lining into the blood stream.Research Shows Link Between NSAID Use and Gut Disease
Valerie Vande Panne
April 21, 2014
Eakin did her best to make the division as permeable as possible.The Woman Who Saved Solomon
October 20, 2013
At the same time, it would become a permeable border for Kashmiris, who could move back and forth easily.Worse Than Afghanistan
September 25, 2010
Historical Examples of permeable
The substance of the wall seemed as permeable and yielding as light.White Fang
The mass was drained, and permeable to a fresh supply of water.Farm drainage
Henry Flagg French
The chain of green bogs is a consequence of the stratum of permeable sand.The Cruise of the Betsey
The membrane is, however, permeable to the constituents of sea water or to sugar.The Organism as a Whole
Rock is permeable by water to a greater extent than is generally supposed.Man and Nature
George P. Marsh
- capable of being permeated, esp by liquids
Word Origin for permeable
- That can be permeated or penetrated, especially by liquids or gases.
- Capable of being passed through or permeated, especially by liquids or gases.