pervious

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adjective per·vi·ous \ˈpər-vē-əs\

Definition of pervious

  1. 1 :  accessible pervious to reason

  2. 2 :  permeable pervious soil

perviousness

noun

Examples of pervious in a sentence

  1. the new road has a pervious surface that will cut down on the amount of water that collects on it during heavy rains

Origin and Etymology of pervious

Latin pervius, from per- through + via way — more at per-, way


First Known Use: circa 1631


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