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permeable

  

      adj   capable of being permeated, esp. by liquids  
     (C15: from Late Latin permeabilis, from Latin permeare to pervade; see permeate)  
  permeableness      n  
  permeably      adv  


gas-permeable lens  
      n   a contact lens made of rigid plastic that is more permeable to air than a standard hard lens,   (Abbrev.)    GP      Compare       hard lens       soft lens  
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permeable

  
  
absorbent, absorptive, penetrable, pervious, porous, spongy  

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