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Overview of verb permeate

The verb permeate has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) permeate, pervade, penetrate, interpenetrate, diffuse, imbue, riddle

(spread or diffuse through; "An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration"; "music penetrated the entire building"; "His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks")

2. percolate, sink in, permeate, filter

(pass through; "Water permeates sand easily")

3. interpenetrate, permeate

(penetrate mutually or be interlocked; "The territories of two married people interpenetrate a lot")

Overview of adj permeating

The adj permeating has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. permeant, permeating, permeative, pervasive

(spreading or spread throughout; "armed with permeative irony...he punctures affectations"; "the pervasive odor of garlic"; "an error is pervasive if it is material to more than one conclusion") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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