Definitions for penetrationˌpɛn ɪˈtreɪ ʃən
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
pen•e•tra•tionˌpɛn ɪˈtreɪ ʃən(n.)
the act or power of penetrating.
mental acuteness; discernment.
the obtaining of a share of a market for some commodity or service.
the extension of influence into the affairs of another nation.
a military attack that penetrates into enemy territory.
the depth to which a projectile goes into the target.
Origin of penetration:
1595–1605; < LL penetrātiō. See penetrate , -tion
an attack that penetrates into enemy territory
clear or deep perception of a situation
the act of entering into or through something
"the penetration of upper management by women"
the ability to make way into or through something
"the greater penetration of the new projectiles will result in greater injuries"
the depth to which something penetrates (especially the depth reached by a projectile that hits a target)
the act (by a man) of inserting his penis into the vagina of a woman
The act of penetrating something.
Any penetration, however slight, is sufficient to complete the offense.
Specifically, the insertion of the penis (or similar object) during sexual intercourse.
The act of penetrating a given situation with the mind or faculties; perception, discernment.
Origin: From pénétration, and its source, penetratio, from the participle stem of penetro.
the act or process of penetrating, piercing, or entering; also, the act of mentally penetrating into, or comprehending, anything difficult
acuteness; insight; sharp discoverment; sagacity; as, a person of singular penetration
Penetration is a punk rock band from County Durham, England formed in 1976. They re-formed in 2001 with several new members. Their debut single, "Don’t Dictate", is now acknowledged as a classic punk rock single and their debut album, Moving Targets, is still widely admired
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
In land operations, a form of offensive which seeks to break through the enemy
Translations for penetration
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
- penetraçãoPortuguese (BR)
- das DurchdringenGerman
- indtrængen; infiltrationDanish
- भेदन, वेधन, प्रवेश, व्यापन, विलक्षणताHindi
- prodiranje, probijanjeCroatian
- skarpskyggni;það að þröngva sér inn í/gegnumIcelandic
- 침투, 관통Korean
- prasiskverbimas, pralaužimas, įžvalgumasLithuanian
- iekļūšana; iespiešanās; iedziļināšanāsLatvian
- het doordringenDutch
- gjennomtrenging; innsikt, kløktNorwegian
- genom-, inträngande, penetreringSwedish
- delme, içine girmeTurkish
- 穿透，敏銳Chinese (Trad.)
- проникнення; гостротаUkrainian
- رسائي، نفوذUrdu
- sự xuyên quaVietnamese
- 穿透，敏锐Chinese (Simp.)
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