Permeance Definition

pûrmē-əns
noun
A permeating or being permeated.
Webster's New World
The reciprocal of magnetic reluctance.
Webster's New World
Permeance is the allowance of movement of energy or matter through something.
An example of permeance is the amount of water vapor which can be diffused through a piece of plywood.
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A measure of the degree to which a material allows a fluid to permeate it.

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Other Word Forms of Permeance

Noun

Singular:
permeance
Plural:
permeances

Origin of Permeance

  • From stem of Latin permere (“to penetrate") +"Ž -ance

    From Wiktionary

  • From Latin permeāre to penetrate permeate

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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