Definition of Permeation

1. Noun. The process of permeating or infusing something with a substance.

Exact synonyms: Pervasion, Suffusion
Specialized synonyms: Ammonification, Carbonation, Impregnation, Saturation
Generic synonyms: Diffusion
Derivative terms: Permeate, Permeate, Permeate, Pervade, Suffuse, Suffuse



2. Noun. Mutual penetration; diffusion of each through the other.
Exact synonyms: Interpenetration
Generic synonyms: Penetration
Derivative terms: Interpenetrate, Permeate, Permeate

Definition of Permeation

1. n. The act of permeating, passing through, or spreading throughout, the pores or interstices of any substance.

Definition of Permeation

1. Noun. The movement of a fluid through a porous or permeable solid. ¹

2. Noun. (medicine) The spreading of something (especially something malignant) through the body via blood vessels etc. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Permeation

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Permeation

1. The process of spreading through or penetrating, as the extension of a malignant neoplasm by proliferation of the cells continuously along the blood vessels or lymphatics. Origin: L. Per-meo, pp. -meatus, to pass through (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Permeation

permeablise
permeablises
permeablized
permeably
permeameter
permeance
permeances
permeant
permeants
permease
permeases
permeate
permeated
permeates
permeating
permeation (current term)
permeations
permeative
permeator
permeators
permed
permethrin
permethrinase
permethrins
permethylated
permethylation
permethylations
permian
permie
permies

Literary usage of Permeation

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1. Nuclear Production of Hydrogen: First Information Exchange Meeting, Paris by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2001)
"To reduce hydrogen permeation and a subsequent mechanical degradation of structural materials, hydrogen permeation barriers can be applied. ..."

2. The Cancer Problem by William Seaman Bainbridge (1914)
"He has demonstrated permeation in carcinoma of the stomach and rectum, ... At the time that Handley was working out the permeation theory with reference to ..."

3. Principles of Economics by Frank William Taussig (1915)
"The wonderful growth of state banks in the West, having no right of issue, indicates that this right is not essential to a permeation of the country by ..."

4. Principles of Economics by Frank William Taussig (1911)
"The wonderful growth of state banks in the West, having no right of issue, indicates that this right is not essential to a permeation of the country by ..."

5. Text-book of Geology by Archibald Geikie (1893)
"on* formed out of organic remains without the action of any subterranean heat, bu; merely by the permeation of water from the surface.1 Fig. 24. ..."

6. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1904)
"The permeation and circulation of water affect the temperature in two important ways: (1) wet rocks are better conductors than dry ones, ..."

7. Third Party Movements Since the Civil War, with a Special Reference to Iowa by Frederick Emory Haynes, State Historical Society of Iowa (1916)
"... xvn THE CAMPAIGNS OF 1892 AND 1894: THE POLICY OF permeation The first national nominating convention of the People's Party met at Omaha on July 2,1892, ..."

8. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1904)
"The permeation and circulation of water affect the temperature in two important ways: (1) wet rocks are better conductors than dry ones, ..."

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