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Definition of permeable adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

permeable

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˈpərmiəbl//
 
permeable (to something) (technology)
 
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allowing a liquid or gas to pass through The skin of amphibians is permeable to water. permeable rocks gas-permeable contact lens opposite impermeable
permeability
 
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NAmE//ˌpərmiəˈbɪlət̮i//
 
noun [uncountable]
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