Translation of permeate in Spanish:

permeate

Pronunciation: /ˈpɜːrmieɪt; ˈpɜːmieɪt/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [liquid] calar, impregnar; [smoke/smell] impregnar this pessimism permeates his entire work este pesimismo se evidencia or está presente en toda su obra

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • to permeate through/into sth [liquid/smell/smoke] penetrar a través de/en algo
    More example sentences
    • No matter where you wandered the aroma of garlic permeated the air.
    • An awful stench filled the stuffy air of the wet alleyway, which permeated my nostrils.
    • His scent, the faint musk of ivory soap mingled with the clean heaven air, permeated my senses.

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