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Permeable

ˈpɜː.mi.ə.bəl

Meanings of Permeable:

adjective

(of a material or membrane) allowing liquids or gases to pass through it.

Usage examples:

A frog's skin is permeable to water

Meanings of Permeableness:

noun

Permeability.

Meanings of Permeameter:

noun

An instrument for measuring the magnetic permeability of a substance or object.

Permeance

ˈpəːmɪəns

Meanings of Permeance:

noun

The property of allowing the passage of lines of magnetic flux.

Usage examples:

Even though the partition coefficients were in the same order of magnitude, permeances varied by a …

Meanings of Permease:

noun

An enzyme which assists the passage of a substrate into a cell through the cell membrane.

Meanings of Permeases:

noun

An enzyme which assists the passage of a substrate into a cell through the cell membrane.

Permeate

ˈpɜː.mi.eɪt

Meanings of Permeate:

verb

Spread throughout (something); pervade.

Usage examples:

The aroma of soup permeated the air

Permeated

ˈpəːmɪeɪt

Meanings of Permeated:

verb

Spread throughout (something); pervade.

Usage examples:

The aroma of soup permeated the air

Meanings of Permeates:

verb

Spread throughout (something); pervade.

Usage examples:

The aroma of soup permeated the air

Meanings of Permeating:

verb

Spread throughout (something); pervade.

Usage examples:

The aroma of soup permeated the air

Permeation

ˌpɜː.miˈeɪ.ʃən

Meanings of Permeation:

noun

The act of spreading through something and becoming present in every part of it

Usage examples:

The lake loses much of its water through permeation into the underlying sand., the next chapter of …

Meanings of Permeative:

adjective

Having the quality of permeating; penetrative, pervasive. now chiefly figurative.

Meanings of Permeator:

noun

A container divided into two by a semipermeable membrane, used in the large-scale removal of solutes from a liquid by reverse osmosis.

Meanings of Permed:

adjective

(of hair) made curly using a special chemical

Usage examples:

She has shoulder-length permed blonde hair., naturally curly or permed hair can be scraped back int…

Permian

ˈpɜː.mi.ən

Meanings of Permian:

adjective

Relating to or denoting the last period of the palaeozoic era, between the carboniferous and triassic periods.

Usage examples:

Ten papers have been published describing permian gastropods from this area
noun

The last period of the palaeozoic era, between the carboniferous and triassic periods, or the system of rocks deposited during it.

Usage examples:

Trilobites disappeared in the mass extinction at the end of the permian

Meanings of Permillage:

noun

A rate or number per thousand; an amount reckoned as so much in each thousand.

Meanings of Perminvar:

noun

Any of a series of alloys containing nickel, iron, and cobalt which have an approximately constant magnetic permeability over a range of field strengths.

Permissible

pəˈmɪsɪb(ə)l

Meanings of Permissible:

adjective

Permitted; allowed.

Usage examples:

It is permissible to edit and rephrase the statement

Meanings of Permissibleness:

noun

Permissibility.

Permission

pəˈmɪʃ.ən

Meanings of Permission:

noun

The action of officially allowing someone to do a particular thing; consent or authorization.

Usage examples:

They had entered the country without permission

Meanings of Permissioned:

adjective

Allowed, permitted; doing something by permission.

Permissions

pəˈmɪʃ.ən

Meanings of Permissions:

noun

The action of officially allowing someone to do a particular thing; consent or authorization.

Usage examples:

They had entered the country without permission

Permissive

pəˈmɪsɪv

Meanings of Permissive:

adjective

Allowing or characterized by great or excessive freedom of behaviour.

Usage examples:

A permissive parent

Permissiveness

pəˈmɪs.ɪv.nəs

Meanings of Permissiveness:

noun

Great or excessive freedom of behaviour.

Usage examples:

A new age of sexual permissiveness

Meanings of Permissory:

adjective

That permits or gives permission; = "permissive".

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