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Soil permeability

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Permeability in fluid mechanics and the earth sciences (commonly symbolized as K, or k) is a measure of the ability of a porous material (often, a rock or unconsolidated material) to allow fluids to pass through it. (Wikipedia)

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Soil properties

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Permeability (earth sciences)

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