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Examples of permeable in a Sentence
The cell has a permeable membrane.
a permeable fabric that allows your body heat to escape will be much more comfortable in the summertime
Recent Examples of permeable from the Web
As such, our walls should feel permeable for anyone, not just our clients.
The heart of the book contains evidence from the biblical text that not only were human beings more permeable, the Deity was different too: far less abstract and distant than later conceptions.
Boerner Botanical Gardens will use its share from this year's festival to install permeable pavers in the annual garden to help drainage there, Walczak said.
These include rooftops covered by plants, scenic wetlands for rainwater storage, and permeable pavements that store excess runoff water and allow evaporation for temperature moderation.
The first version, called PEC-Encap, addressed the problem by shielding the cells inside a semi-permeable membrane.
The area behind the building will be planted with no-mow fescue grass, a permeable paving system will be installed, and the detention pond on the north side will be reinforced with green products donated by various manufacturers, Lake said.
Some observers say more natural landscapes are necessary to slow the water's movement, from urban rain gardens and permeable pavement to flood plains that are left undeveloped in the first place.
One of those was Aurora's police station in Indian Trail, a LEED Gold building that utilizes bio-swales and permeable-paver parking lots.
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