permeable adj capable of being permeated, esp. by liquids (C15: from Late Latin permeabilis, from Latin permeare to pervade; see permeate)
n a contact lens made of rigid plastic that is more permeable to air than a standard hard lens, (Abbrev.)
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absorbent, absorptive, penetrable, pervious, porous, spongy
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