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Meaning of PERMEATION

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  mutual penetration; diffusion of each through the other
  2. [n]  the process of permeating or infusing
 

PERMEATION is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: impregnation, interpenetration, pervasion, saturation, suffusion
 
 See Also: ammonification, carbonation, diffusion, penetration

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Per`me*a"tion\, n.
The act of permeating, passing through, or spreading
throughout, the pores or interstices of any substance.

      Here is not a mere involution only, but a spiritual
      permeation and inexistence.              --Bp. Hall.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: brewing, decoction, diffusion, drench, drenching, ducking, dunking, imbruement, imbuement, impregnation, infiltration, infusion, injection, instillation, instillment, interpenetration, leaching, lixiviation, maceration, marination, overrunning, overspreading, overswarming, penetration, percolation, pervasion, pulping, saturation, seething, soak, soakage, soaking, sopping, souse, sousing, steeping, suffusion, transfusion
 

 

 

 

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