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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
The researchers packaged up these GLP-1-producing stem cells in a permeable capsule, then imbedded the capsule in the body cavities of mice that had diet-induced type 2 diabetes.
And the thing about medians is, LA has a few of them: The city can duplicate this project wherever the soils are permeable enough to accept water.
The hard racial barrier between schools was now permeable.
Rhone said its commuter pants, made of a Japanese air-permeable stretch fabric, is the company’s top seller.
The environmental upgrades will include new permeable pavers near the new station and a rain garden, which will be added south of a gazebo that is on the northwest corner of Arlington Heights’ municipal complex.
Bioswales and permeable asphalt filtered the pollutants, and rain barrels were installed to capture clean water for irrigation.
For example, the organoids grew taller fingerlike projections, known as villi, on their surfaces (above), and thicker, less permeable layers of tissue.
The cells are soaked in a solution to make their outer membranes permeable and then exposed to a solution of asparaginase.
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PERMEABLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of permeable for English Language Learners
: allowing liquids or gases to pass through
PERMEABLE Defined for Kids
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