Penetration

The initial invasion of a host by a pathogen.

Penetration

A test of bitumen hardness, by releasing a weighted needle into a small prepared potted sample for 5 seconds and measuring how far it sinks in. (35 Pen-Hard, 300 Pen - Soft).

penetration

  1. clear or deep perception of a situation
  2. the act of entering into or through something
  3. the act (by a man) of inserting his penis into the vagina of a woman

penetration

The formation of a crystal penetrating through rock or another crystal.
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Penetration

• (n.) The act or process of penetrating, piercing, or entering; also, the act of mentally penetrating into, or comprehending, anything difficult. • (n.) Acuteness; insight; sharp discoverment; sagacity; as, a person of singular penetration.
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penetration

(from the article `electromagnetic radiation`) The great penetrating power of gamma rays stems from the fact that they have no electric charge and thus do not interact with matter as strongly as ... ...of the actual nuclear charge by the effect of the other electrons in the atom is referred to as the shielding of the nuclear charge. Nex...
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penetration

(L. penetratio) the act of piercing or entering deeply.
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penetration

incursion noun an attack that penetrates into enemy territory
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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 penetrant. The penetration may or may not contain a firestop system....
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Penetration

[telecommunications] In telecommunication, the term penetration has the following meanings: ...
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Penetration

[warfare] In ground warfare, penetration is the breaching of, and moving past, a defensive military line. Penetration is a strategic military maneuver much like the pincer movement with a few differences. The penetration attack goes straight through the enemy`s lines and, once through, each flank turns and attacks the opponent`s rear, simil...
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Penetration

[weaponry] Strictly speaking, penetration occurs when a projectile enters a target without passing through it and perforation occurs when the projectile completely passes through the target, but the word penetration is commonly used to refer to either. Penetration into a semi-infinite or massive target is penetration (in the strict sense of...
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Penetration

Pen'e·tra`tion noun [ Latin penetratio : confer French pénétration .] 1. The act or process of penetrating, piercing, or entering; also, the act of mentally penetrating into, or comprehending, anything difficult. « And to each in ward part, With gentle penetration ...
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Penetration

A proportion of households owning televisions or subscribing to cable.
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penetration

An effect in which a solid object is seen to pass through, or penetrate, another solid object. For example, when the magician links two apparently solid steel rings.
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Penetration

Bleed though. Change of appearance of the face material due to movement of one or more components from the adhesive or the substrate.
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Penetration

Electrons in penetrating orbitals can reach the nucleus. The n and ell quantum numbers determine how
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Penetration

Generally, penetrative bowling is that which is likely to take wickets, rather than merely being difficult to score off. Of course, there's nothing quite like the moment of penetration, as the gleaming red weapon slips through the last line of defence. The emphasis on economy rather than penetration may explain Wilma's lack of enthusiasm for the on...
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penetration

How deeply the cards are dealt before shuffling.
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Penetration

In relation to diseases, the initial invasion of a host by a pathogen.
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Penetration

number of cards the dealer deals out before shuffling.
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Penetration

Penetration The ability of a particular radio frequency to pass through non-metallic materials. Low-frequency systems have better penetration than UHF systems.
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Penetration

Relationship of the number of individuals or families on a particular list (by state, ZIP Code, SIC, and so on) compared to the total number possible.
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penetration

The act of piercing or entering deeply. ... Origin: L. Penetratio ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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Penetration

The distance covered when driving into an opponent for a takedown. Good penetration (getting in tight to the opponent) increases your chance of a successful takedown.
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