permeable

Something that is permeable can be passed through, especially by liquids or gases. "I wish I hadn't worn my permeable sweater to the picnic when the weatherman called for thunderstorms. The rain seeped right through the fabric, soaking me to the skin."

A permeable surface allows materials like liquids to pass through — either in or out. Inside the body, the walls of cells are permeable membranes that allow fluids and nutrients to get in and nourish the cells. A permeable shirt is good to wear in the summer, because it helps release the sweat sticking to the skin.

Definitions of permeable
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adj allowing fluids or gases to pass or diffuse through

permeable membranes”
“rock that is permeable by water”
Synonyms:
leaky
permitting the unwanted passage of fluids or gases
porous
able to absorb fluids
semipermeable
(of a membrane) selectively permeable
pervious
admitting of passage or entrance
Antonyms:
impermeable
preventing especially liquids to pass or diffuse through
tight
of such close construction as to be impermeable
retentive
having the power, capacity, or quality of retaining water
water-repellent, water-resistant
hindering the penetration of water
imperviable, impervious
not admitting of passage or capable of being affected
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