Permeation



[pur-mee-eyt] /ˈpɜr miˌeɪt/

verb (used with object), permeated, permeating.
1.
to pass into or through every part of:
Bright sunshine permeated the room.
2.
to penetrate through the pores, interstices, etc., of.
3.
to be diffused through; pervade; saturate:
Cynicism permeated his report.
verb (used without object), permeated, permeating.
4.
to become diffused; penetrate.
/ˈpɜːmɪˌeɪt/
verb
1.
to penetrate or pervade (a substance, area, etc): a lovely smell permeated the room
2.
to pass through or cause to pass through by osmosis or diffusion: to permeate a membrane
n.

1620s, noun of action from Latin permeare (see permeate).
v.

1650s, from Latin permeatus, past participle of permeare “to pass through” (see permeable). Related: Permeated; permeating.

permeation per·me·a·tion (pûr’mē-ā’shən)
n.
The process of spreading through or penetrating, as in the extension of a malignant neoplasm by continuous proliferation of the cells along the blood or lymph vessels.

permeate per·me·ate (pûr’mē-āt’)
v. per·me·at·ed, per·me·at·ing, per·me·ates

n. (-ĭt, -āt’)
One that can permeate.per’me·ant (-ənt) or per’me·a’tive (-ā’tĭv) adj.

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