Pervious

Definition of Pervious

Per´vi`ous
a.1.Admitting passage; capable of being penetrated by another body or substance; permeable; as, a pervious soil.
[Doors] . . . pervious to winds, and open every way.
- Pope.
2.Capable of being penetrated, or seen through, by physical or mental vision.
God, whose secrets are pervious to no eye.
- Jer. Taylor.
3.Capable of penetrating or pervading.
4.(Zool.) Open; - used synonymously with perforate, as applied to the nostrils or birds.

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