(Of a substance) allowing water to pass through; permeable: pervious rocks
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- The top sheet is formed of a fluid pervious material, e.g., a fibrous material.
- The parking lot uses pervious limestone and is landscaped with indigenous plants.
- A green sod roof reduces runoff from impermeable surfaces, while a pervious parking lot allows infiltration of water into the ground.
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