|(used as a nonsense word by children to express approval or to represent the longest word in English.)|
|a white, crystalline, water-insoluble solid, C14H9Cl5, usually derived from chloral by reaction with chlorobenzene in the presence of fuming sulfuric acid: used as an insecticide and as a scabicide and pediculicide: agricultural use prohibited in the U.S.|
|1.||the state or quality of being permeable|
|2.||relative permeability See also magnetic constant μ a measure of the response of a medium to a magnetic field, expressed as the ratio of the magnetic flux density in the medium to the field strength; measured in henries per metre|
|3.||civil engineering the rate of diffusion of a fluid under pressure through soil|
|4.||the rate at which gas diffuses through the surface of a balloon or airship, usually expressed in litres per square metre per day|
permeability per·me·a·bil·i·ty (pûr'mē-ə-bĭl'ĭ-tē)
The property or condition of being permeable.
The rate of flow of a liquid or gas through a porous material.
|permeability (pûr'mē-ə-bĭl'ĭ-tē) Pronunciation Key