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. 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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