penetrated, past tense; penetrated, past participle; penetrates, 3rd person singular present; penetrating, present participle;
Succeed in forcing a way into or through (a thing)
the shrapnel had penetrated his head and chest
tunnels that penetrate deep into the earth's core
(of a man) Insert the penis into the vagina or anus of (a sexual partner)
Infiltrate (an enemy group or rival organization) in order to spy on it
they feared that their council had been penetrated by informers
(of a company) Begin to sell its products in (a particular market or area)
Honda has succeeded in penetrating Western motorcycle markets
Succeed in understanding or gaining insight into (something complex or mysterious)
a magician who seemed to have penetrated the mysteries of nature
Be fully understood or realized by someone
as his words penetrated, she saw a mental picture of him with Dawn
pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance; "The bullet penetrated her chest"
come to understand
click: become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions; "It dawned on him that she had betrayed him"; "she was penetrated with sorrow"
infiltrate: enter a group or organization in order to spy on the members; "The student organization was infiltrated by a traitor"
make one's way deeper into or through; "The hikers did not manage to penetrate the dense forest"
insert the penis into the vagina or anus of; "Did the molester penetrate the child?"
(Penetration (artistic)) A Penetration is an artist's act of placing an artwork within another artist's already existing exhibition. A Penetration is done by an artist wanting to express pertinent and relevant thoughts. He/she contacts a colleague and asks for a space to exhibit in. ...
(Penetration (band)) Penetration were a punk rock band from County Durham originally formed in 1976. They re-formed in 2001 with several new members.
(Penetration (basketball)) Basketball, like any other major sport, has its own unique words and phrases used by sports journalists, players, and fans.
(Penetration (film)) Body of Lies is a 2008 American spy film based on the novel of the same name by David Ignatius set in context of the Middle East and the war on terror, unfolding the story of three men battling a terrorist organization, and each other.
(Penetration (firestop)) A penetration, in firestopping, is an opening, such as one created by the use of a cast-in-place sleeve, in a wall or floor assembly required to have a fire-resistance rating, for the purpose of accommodating the passage of a mechanical, electrical or structural ...
(Penetration (telecommunications)) In telecommunication, the term penetration has the following meanings: # The passage through a partition or wall of an equipment or enclosure by a wire, cable, or other electrically conductive object. ...
Manage to enter into; To insert a penis into an opening, such as a vagina
(penetration) The act of penetrating something. [from 15th c.]; Specifically, the insertion of the penis (or similar object) during sexual intercourse. [from 17th c.]; The act of penetrating a given situation with the mind or faculties; perception, discernment. [from 17th c.]
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(Penetration) When the ball is dribbled or passed inside the defensive area toward the basket.
(Penetration (weld)) the percentage of wall thickness of the two parts to be joined that is fused into the weld pool in making a joint.
(Penetration) this involves depth of focus. It is the extension of power beyond the selected target to insure the desired force and to compensate for distance. Because maximum velocity occurs between 70-80% of the way through your movement, this is when impact should occur.
(penetration) The extent that the fusion goes into the base metal as measured from the surface of the base metal.
(Penetration) The magician makes a solid object pass through another—a set of steel rings link and unlink, a candle penetrates an arm, swords pass through an assistant in a basket, a saltshaker penetrates the table-top, a man walks through a mirror. Sometimes referred to as "solid-through-solid".
(Penetration) Visible physical entry of a chemical in liquid form through an opening such as a seam, zipper, or similar area. Not on a molecular level as with permeation. Go to top
(PENETRATION) The act of reaching across and breaking the plane of the net during blocking.
(Penetration) Any object that pierces the surface of the roof.
(Penetration) The percentage of people within a defined universe that are physically able to be exposed to a medium.
(Penetration) The entering of an adhesive into an adherent, measured by the depth of the penetration achieved in a given time.