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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French perméable, from Latin permeābilis.

AdjectiveEdit

permeable (comparative more permeable, superlative most permeable)

  1. that absorbs or allows the passage of fluids
    Rainwater sinks through permeable rock to form an underground reservoir.
    Synonym: water-permeable
    Antonym: impermeable

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin permeābilis.

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AdjectiveEdit

permeable (masculine and feminine plural permeables)

  1. permeable
    Antonym: impermeable

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin permeābilis.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /permeˈable/, [permeˈaβle]

AdjectiveEdit

permeable (plural permeables)

  1. permeable
    Antonym: impermeable

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