permeation

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noun per·me·ation \ˌpər-mē-ˈā-shən\

Definition of permeation

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being permeated

  2. 2 :  the action or process of permeating

First Known Use of permeation

circa 1623


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permeation

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noun per·me·ation \ˌpər-mē-ˈā-shən\

Medical Definition of permeation

  1. 1:  the quality or state of being permeated

  2. 2:  the action or process of permeating

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