Words nearby permeation
MORE ABOUT PERMEATION
What does permeation mean?
The word permeation can be used both in the context of the physical spread of something within a space and in more figurative ways, such as the permeation of water into the soil, the permeation of a smell throughout a room, or the permeation of an idea in someone’s mind.
The related adjective permeable means capable of being permeated, especially by liquids or gases, as in Permeable surfaces should be sealed to prevent permeation.
Example: This material has a special coating that won’t allow any permeation of liquids into its surface.
Where does permeation come from?
The first records of the word permeation come from the 1600s. It ultimately comes from the Latin verb permeāre, meaning “to pass through.”
Permeation typically occurs when things pass through some barrier or threshold—physical or otherwise—and then spread out. In physical contexts, this often involves liquids and gases passing through a permeable membrane or surface layer. Permeation can refer to the penetration and spread of intangible things, like flavors or smells, and abstract things, such as ideas, trends, and aspects of culture.
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What are some other forms related to permeation?
- permeate (verb)
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How is permeation used in real life?
Permeation can be used in the context of tangible, intangible, and abstract things.
— The Lipid Chronicles (@lipidchronicles) September 3, 2020
Converting the front lawn to a parking space reduces the area of land available for rain water permeation and increases the risk of flooding
— jane aouaj (@ecobeginners) January 23, 2011
Our new Peaceworks report finds that the permeation of digital access to information offers both opportunities and threats for women’s efforts to combat violent extremism in Afghanistan. https://t.co/05Ce6DSiDJ pic.twitter.com/IVt5UfAcbe
— U.S. Institute of Peace (@USIP) February 6, 2020
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How to use permeation in a sentence
DeLeon was impatient with the policy of slow permeation carried on by the socialists.A History of Trade Unionism in the United States|Selig Perlman
Fig. 266 shows a shutting joint used to prevent permeation of dust to the interior of a drawer.Woodwork Joints|William Fairham
In fact the main difference between us was that we worked for everybody (permeation) and they worked for their own societies only.
At this point the policy of simple permeation of the Liberal Party may be said to have come to an end.
We need a permeation of judgments on conduct by the method and materials of a science of human nature.Human Nature and Conduct|John Dewey