Origin of interpenetrate
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Examples from the Web for interpenetration
The interpenetration of the component parts of my being is too complete.The History of Sir Richard Calmady
The name given to this eccentric development is interpenetration.Architecture
Thomas Roger Smith
Again, there is no strict boundary, but a zone of interpenetration.
Informants disagreed on the extent of this interpenetration.
The interpenetration in our democratic society is too thorough.The Color Line
William Benjamin Smith
- to penetrate (something) thoroughly; pervade
- to penetrate each other or one another mutually
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Word Origin and History for interpenetration
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