verb (used with object), per·me·at·ed, per·me·at·ing.
verb (used without object), per·me·at·ed, per·me·at·ing.
Origin of permeate
Examples from the Web for permeation
Economic Pan-Islamism is the direct result of the permeation of Western ideas.
Ramsey kept himself desperately blind to the cause of this permeation.Gargoyles|Ben Hecht
Being the most subtile, He must permeate all—for the greater the subtlety, the greater the quality of permeation.Letters from a Sf Teacher|Shaikh Sharfuddn Maner
But even in regions where European control is still nominal, the permeation of Westernism has gone on apace.
Turk and Watling have lagoons of a more permanent condition, because they are maintained from the ocean by permeation.The Life of Christopher Columbus from his own Letters and Journals|Edward Everett Hale