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permeable US English

(Of a material or membrane) allowing liquids or gases to pass through it

permeable US Thesaurus

the innermost lining is permeable

gas-permeable US English

(Of a contact lens) allowing the diffusion of gases into and out of the cornea

semipermeable US English

(Of a material or membrane) allowing certain substances to pass through it but not others, especially allowing the passage of a solvent but not of certain solutes