from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The property or condition of being permeable.
- n. The rate of flow of a liquid or gas through a porous material.
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- n. the property of being permeable
- n. the rate of flow of a fluid through a porous material
- n. a measure of the ability of a rock to transmit fluids (such as oil or water)
- n. a quantitative measure of the degree of magnetization of a material in the presence of an applied magnetic field (measured in newtons per ampere squared in SI units).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality or state of being permeable.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The property or state of being permeable.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the property of something that can be pervaded by a liquid (as by osmosis or diffusion)
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The material-specific conductivity for the magnetic flux is called permeability µ.
More accurately, the permeability is the ratio existing between the amount of magnetization and the magnetizing force which produces such magnetization.
A rock with large grains has large cracks, and this gives it a permeability, which is the joining of these cracks to give a path through which oil (or water or gas) can flow through the rock.
Early testing of the P4 and P5 parameter wells has shown good permeability, which is also true with the other parameter wells the Company has drilled and stimulated reaching out from the 1H Pilot Area.
Overloaded with calcium, the mitochondrial membrane becomes leaky, and a pore, known as the permeability transition pore (PTP), opens.
_magnetization curves_, it is easy to determine other data from which so-called permeability curves may be plotted.
A very close watch was kept upon auroral phenomena with interesting results, especially in their relation to the "permeability" of the ether to wireless waves.
"We found that if you add stem cells, there's a restoration of the permeability, meaning stem cells were protective -- they prevented permeability-increase in the epithelium," he said.
One is porosity, or the size and amount of void spaces in-between rocks, and the second has to do with permeability which is the ease at which water can move through the rock or rocks porosity.
According to a staff report, the pilot study will address areas of concern such as permeability, absorption of impact at various temperatures, and the effects of climate change and organic contamination.