permeability

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noun per·me·abil·i·ty \ˌpər-mē-ə-ˈbi-lə-tē\

Definition of permeability

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being permeable

  2. 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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permeability

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noun per·me·abil·i·ty \ˌpər-mē-ə-ˈbil-ət-ē\

Medical Definition of permeability

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permeabilities

  1. :  the quality or state of being permeable



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