- capable of being permeated.
- capable of being permeated, esp by liquids
adj.early 15c., from Late Latin permeabilis “that can be passed through, passable,” from Latin permeare “to pass through, go over,” from per- “through” (see per) + meare “to pass,” from PIE root *mei- “to change” (see mutable). Related: Permeably. adj.
- That can be permeated or penetrated, especially by liquids or gases.
- Capable of being passed through or permeated, especially by liquids or gases.