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interpenetrate

[ in-ter-pen-i-treyt ]
/ 藢瑟n t蓹r藞p蓻n 瑟藢tre瑟t /
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verb (used with object), in路ter路pen路e路trat路ed, in路ter路pen路e路trat路ing.
to penetrate thoroughly; permeate.
to penetrate with (something else) mutually or reciprocally.
verb (used without object), in路ter路pen路e路trat路ed, in路ter路pen路e路trat路ing.
to penetrate between things or parts.
to penetrate each other.
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Origin of interpenetrate

First recorded in 1800鈥10; inter- + penetrate

OTHER WORDS FROM interpenetrate

in路ter路pen路e路tra路ble [in-ter-pen-i-truh-buhl], /藢瑟n t蓹r藞p蓻n 瑟 tr蓹 b蓹l/, adjectivein路ter路pen路e路trant, adjectivein路ter路pen路e路tra路tion, nounin路ter路pen路e路tra路tive, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for interpenetrate

interpenetrate
/ (藢瑟nt蓹藞p蓻n瑟藢tre瑟t) /

verb
to penetrate (something) thoroughly; pervade
to penetrate each other or one another mutually

Derived forms of interpenetrate

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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