TeachMeFinance.com - explain Permeability
Permeability The term 'Permeability' as it applies to the area of reclamation can be defined as ' The measure of the flow of water through soil. The ease (or measurable rate) with which gasses, liquids, or plant roots penetrate or pass through a layer of soil or porous media. The capacity or ability of a porous rock, sediment, or soil to allow the movement of water through its pores'.
The term 'Permeability' as it applies to the area of water can be defined as 'the ability of a material to allow the passage of a liquid, such as water through rocks. Permeable materials, such as gravel and sand, allow water to move quickly through them, whereas unpermeable material, such as clay, don't allow water to flow freely'.
The term 'Permeability' as it applies to the area of coastlines can be defined as ' the property of bulk material (sand, crushed rock, soft rock in situ) which permit movement of water through its pores'.
The term 'Permeability' as it applies to the area of energy can be defined as ' The ease with which fluid flows through a porous medium'.
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