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permeate something with something

to saturate something with something. The comedian permeated his act with smutty jokes. The evening air was permeated with the smell of jasmine.
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permeate through something

to seep in and saturate something. The coffee spilled on the desk and permeated through all the papers and stuff. The strong odor permeated through the walls and nearly suffocated us.
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The retentate chamber is 1 mm deep and the permeate chamber is 7 mm deep.
With appropriate pressures, membrane materials, pore size, solution concentration and temperatures, it is possible to obtain fractions in the retentate or permeate with different phytochemical compositions, compared to the original solution.
The moisture on this surface vaporizes and permeates into the sand where it condenses to form the wet layer.
Permeates like the oxygenated fuel is still in the hose
They began to be aware of the ways that power permeates daily life, of its omnipresence, elusiveness, and intractability.
Membrane productivity is a measure of the quantity of a component that permeates through a specific area of membrane in a given unit of time.
In truth, one of the NEAs most enduring accomplishments has been to save a considerable and evergrowing number of consultants, development directors, grant writers, and other professionals from lives of alcoholism, misery, and obscurity-a possibility that accounts for the considerable self-interest that permeates Public Money and the Muse*, a collection of essays that grew out of several seminars attended by these very people.
GamePro attracts a very active and vocal community of game enthusiasts who have found a safe haven in the positive environment and sense of fun that permeates both the print and online products.
Paranoia permeates Tense Dave, a psychological thriller by Australian company Chunky Move, at Dance Theater Workshop May 25-June 11.
Unusual wine and food discoveries, strange characters, and adventure permeates Africa Uncorked, which provides equal attention to cultural and culinary discoveries on the continent.
His message of deliverance through faithful rememberance of God permeates his writing, from his assessment that "work is worship when it is done selflessly" to "immortality is the birth-right of mankind".
Despite the success of such character-driven films as ``A Beautiful Mind,'' graphic violence and irrelevant sex permeates much of the industry's product.
It is something that permeates the memory of all the ancestors of those who survived.
The comforting aroma of the wood permeates the room from its structure and boarded ceiling.
A fresh, intuitive perspective permeates this script; it's full of dialogue that really reveals something about the characters and makes you care what's going to happen to them next.