permeate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin permeātus, participle of permeāre, meaning to pass through.

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Verb[edit]

permeate (third-person singular simple present permeates, present participle permeating, simple past and past participle permeated)

  1. To pass through the pores or interstices of; to penetrate and pass through without causing rupture or displacement; -- applied especially to fluids which pass through substances of loose texture; as, water permeates sand.
  2. To enter and spread through; to pervade.

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Noun[edit]

  1. A watery by-product of milk production.

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

permeate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of permeare
  2. second-person plural imperative of permeare
  3. feminine plural of permeato

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

permeāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of permeō