What Is the Definition of Permeable?


When something is permeable it basically denotes its ability to be permeated. In other words, it simply denotes a condition whereby something can be penetrated, more so by liquids or gases. For example, limestone rock is permeable to water.
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capable of being permeated.
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Permeable is a 15th century word, it's definition is 'having pores or openings that permit liquids or gases to pass through'. This definition can be found in the Webster's dictionary. You can find more info at: www.merriam-webster.com
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