Per"me*a*ble (?), a. [L. permeabilis: cf. F. perm'eable. See Permeate.]

Capable of being permeated, or passed through; yielding passage; passable; penetrable; -- used especially of substances which allow the passage of fluids; as, wood is permeable to oil; glass is permeable to light.

I. Taylor.

 

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