Permeable Definition

Capable of being permeated or penetrated, especially by liquids or gases.
Permeable membranes; rock that is permeable by water.
American Heritage
That can be permeated; open to passage or penetration, esp. by fluids.
Webster's New World

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.

Origin of Permeable

  • From Middle French perméable, from Latin permeabilis.

    From Wiktionary

Find Similar Words

Find similar words to permeable using the buttons below.

Words Starting With

Words Ending With