Perviousness
Perviousness Per"vi*ous*ness, n. The quality or state of being pervious; as, the perviousness of glass. --Boyle. [1913 Webster]

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  • perviousness — noun see pervious …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • perviousness — See perviously. * * * …   Universalium

  • perviousness — pÉœrvɪəsnɪs / pɜːv n. penetrability, permeability; openness, state of being influenceable …   English contemporary dictionary

  • perviousness — per·vi·ous·ness …   English syllables

  • perviousness — noun the quality of being penetrable (by people or light or missiles etc.) • Syn: ↑penetrability • Ant: ↑imperviousness, ↑impenetrability (for: ↑penetrability) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pervious — perviousness, n. /perr vee euhs/, adj. 1. admitting of passage or entrance; permeable: pervious soil. 2. open or accessible to reason, feeling, argument, etc. [1605 15; < L pervius passable, equiv. to per PER + vi(a) way, road + us adj. suffix;… …   Universalium

  • penetrability — noun the quality of being penetrable (by people or light or missiles etc.) • Syn: ↑perviousness • Ant: ↑imperviousness (for: ↑perviousness), ↑impenetrability • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pervious — adjective Etymology: Latin pervius, from per through + via way more at per , way Date: circa 1614 1. accessible < pervious to reason > 2. permeable < pervious soil > • perviousness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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