Definition of percolative in English:


Line breaks: per¦co|la¦tive
Pronunciation: /ˈpəːkəleɪtɪv


Allowing or involving the gradual filtering of a liquid or gas through a porous surface or substance: percolative structures
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  • Some conifer enthusiasts site their miniatures and dwarfs in sandy (or very percolative) soils and water minimally.
  • The presence of coarse and fine sand in greater or less amounts will also be thus readily ascertained, allowing estimates of the percolative properties.
  • The nature of the percolative paths is peculiar to each of the compounds and the processing method used to fabricate them.

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