permeation

noun
per·​me·​ation | \ˌpər-mē-ˈā-shən \

Definition of permeation 

1 : the quality or state of being permeated

2 : the action or process of permeating

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As much as politics permeated TV, this permeation did not entirely preclude fun. Willa Paskin, Slate Magazine, "Politics permeated TV, but it didn’t preclude fun.," 18 Dec. 2017 Indeed, few commercial mascots can claim to outpace McGruff in endurance and permeation. Zach Schonbrun, New York Times, "McGruff the Crime Dog, Outliving His Creator, Fights On," 8 Oct. 2017 This is not only the first concert in the season but the first concert for the Ardor Trio, who have performed together in various permeations for several years. Emily Sorensen, Pomerado News, "RB Library chamber concert series starts Sept. 27," 23 Sep. 2017 With the permeation of academia by progressivism, however, the mission increasingly is liberation from this patrimony in order to further progress, understood as movement away from the principles of the American founding. George F. Will, The Denver Post, "A place to learn and celebrate America’s foundational principles," 11 Mar. 2017 With the permeation of academia by progressivism, however, the mission increasingly is liberation from this patrimony in order to further progress, understood as movement away from the principles of the American founding. George F. Will, The Denver Post, "A place to learn and celebrate America’s foundational principles," 11 Mar. 2017 With the permeation of academia by progressivism, however, the mission increasingly is liberation from this patrimony in order to further progress, understood as movement away from the principles of the American founding. George F. Will, The Denver Post, "A place to learn and celebrate America’s foundational principles," 11 Mar. 2017 With the permeation of academia by progressivism, however, the mission increasingly is liberation from this patrimony in order to further progress, understood as movement away from the principles of the American founding. George F. Will, The Denver Post, "A place to learn and celebrate America’s foundational principles," 11 Mar. 2017 With the permeation of academia by progressivism, however, the mission increasingly is liberation from this patrimony in order to further progress, understood as movement away from the principles of the American founding. George Will, Twin Cities, "George Will: A place to learn and celebrate America’s foundational principles," 10 Mar. 2017

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circa 1623, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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permeation

noun
per·​me·​ation | \ˌpər-mē-ˈā-shən \

Medical Definition of permeation 

1 : the quality or state of being permeated

2 : the action or process of permeating

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