Definition of permeability
1 : the quality or state of being permeable
2 : the property of a magnetizable substance that determines the degree in which it modifies the magnetic flux in the region occupied by it in a magnetic field
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Her production is smart and refined, with an elegant set design by Laura Jellinek that is dominated by a cloverleaf breeze-block wall suggesting both separation and permeability.
But the border’s permeability to animals may not last.
For documentaries especially, there is great permeability between the big and small screens.
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