permeable

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French perméable, from Latin permeābilis.

Adjective[edit]

permeable (comparative more permeable, superlative most permeable)

  1. of or relating to substance, substrate, membrane or material 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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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin permeābilis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

permeable (masculine and feminine plural permeables)

  1. permeable
    Antonym: impermeable

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin permeābilis.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

permeable (plural permeables)

  1. permeable
    Antonym: impermeable

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