permeation

Definitions of permeation
  1. noun
    the process of permeating or infusing something with a substance
    synonyms: pervasion, suffusion
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    types:
    ammonification
    impregnation with ammonia or a compound of ammonia
    carbonation
    saturation with carbon dioxide (as soda water)
    impregnation, saturation
    the process of totally saturating something with a substance
    type of:
    diffusion
    (physics) the process in which there is movement of a substance from an area of high concentration of that substance to an area of lower concentration
  2. noun
    mutual penetration; diffusion of each through the other
    synonyms: interpenetration
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    type of:
    penetration
    the act of entering into or through something
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