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permeant

[pur-mee-uh nt] /ˈpɜr mi ənt/
adjective
1.
permeating; pervading.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; < Latin permeant- (stem of permeāns), present participle of permeāre to permeate; see -ant
Related forms
unpermeant, adjective
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permeant

adj.

1640s, from Latin permeantem (nominative permeans), present participle of permeare "to pass through" (see permeable).

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