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PERMEABILITY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does permeability mean? 

PERMEABILITY (noun)
  The noun PERMEABILITY has 1 sense:

1. the property of something that can be pervaded by a liquid (as by osmosis or diffusion)

  Familiarity information: PERMEABILITY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PERMEABILITY (noun)


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Meaning:

The property of something that can be pervaded by a liquid (as by osmosis or diffusion)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

permeability; permeableness

Hypernyms ("permeability" is a kind of...):

porosity; porousness (the property of being porous; being able to absorb fluids)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "permeability"):

absorbency (the property of being absorbent)

Antonym:

impermeability (the property of something that cannot be pervaded by a liquid)


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