Associations to the word «Permeate»


PERMEATE, verb. To pass through the pores or interstices of; to penetrate and pass through without causing rupture or displacement; applied especially to fluids which pass through substances of loose texture; as, water permeates sand.
PERMEATE, verb. To enter and spread through; to pervade.
PERMEATE, noun. A watery by-product of milk production.

Dictionary definition

PERMEATE, verb. Spread or diffuse through; "An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration"; "music penetrated the entire building"; "His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks".
PERMEATE, verb. Pass through; "Water permeates sand easily".
PERMEATE, verb. Penetrate mutually or be interlocked; "The territories of two married people interpenetrate a lot".

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