[pur-mee-uh-buh l] /ˈpɜr mi ə bəl/
capable of being .
capable of being permeated, esp by liquids
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.
permeable per·me·a·ble (pûr’mē-ə-bəl)
That can be permeated or penetrated, especially by liquids or gases.
Capable of being passed through or permeated, especially by liquids or gases.
[per-mis-uh-buh l] /pərˈmɪs ə bəl/ adjective 1. that can be ; allowable: a permissible amount of sentimentality under the circumstances; Such behavior is not permissible! /pəˈmɪsəbəl/ adjective 1. permitted; allowable adj. early 15c., from Old French permissible (15c.) and directly from Medieval Latin permissibilis, from permiss-, past participle stem of Latin permittere (see permit (v.)).
[per-mis-iv] /pərˈmɪs ɪv/ adjective 1. habitually or characteristically accepting or tolerant of something, as social behavior or linguistic usage, that others might disapprove or forbid. 2. granting or denoting : a permissive nod. 3. . 4. Genetics. (of a cell) replication of a strand of DNA that could be lethal, as a viral segment or […]
[verb per-mit; noun pur-mit, per-mit] /verb pərˈmɪt; noun ˈpɜr mɪt, pərˈmɪt/ verb (used with object), permitted, permitting. 1. to allow to do something: Permit me to explain. 2. to allow to be done or occur: The law does not permit the sale of such drugs. 3. to tolerate; agree to: a law permitting Roman Catholicism […]
[pur-puh n-dik-yuh-ler] /ˌpɜr pənˈdɪk yə lər/ adjective 1. vertical; straight up and down; upright. 2. Geometry. meeting a given line or surface at right angles. 3. maintaining a standing or upright position; standing up. 4. having a sharp pitch or slope; steep. 5. (initial capital letter) noting or pertaining to the last style of English […]