Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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water-vapor permeability

A form of PERMEABILITY applied specifically to water vapor. Because the cellulosic fibers of paper have a very high affinity for water, water vapor permeability does not generally correlate with the permeability of other vapors and gases. See also: VAPOR PERMEABILITY . (17 , 72 )

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