verb (used with object), pen·e·trat·ed, pen·e·trat·ing.
verb (used without object), pen·e·trat·ed, pen·e·trat·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM penetratepen·e·tra·tor, nounpre·pen·e·trate, verb (used with object), pre·pen·e·trat·ed, pre·pen·e·trat·ing.un·pen·e·trat·ed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for penetrate
It also helps to penetrate the local market by focusing on local SEO.Seven enterprise SEO strategies and tactics that really work|Harpreet Munjal|February 8, 2021|Search Engine Watch
She complied out of fear, she testified, and Salsman allegedly penetrated her without consent.
Although Dunn didn’t directly participate, he said members of his Boogaloo faction helped fire up the crowd and “may” have penetrated the building.The Boogaloo Bois Have Guns, Criminal Records and Military Training. Now They Want to Overthrow the Government.|by A.C. Thompson, ProPublica, and Lila Hassan and Karim Hajj, FRONTLINE|February 1, 2021|ProPublica
If light can’t easily penetrate through the mask, it’s likely an effective one.What you can do right now to protect yourself from the new COVID-19 variants|Claire Maldarelli|January 29, 2021|Popular Science
Some of the venues may be in cities where Verizon has already installed 5G gear outdoors, but 5G signals don’t penetrate buildings well, requiring additional equipment inside the music venues.Verizon to expand fast 5G to NFL stadiums, music venues, and UPS delivery drones|Aaron Pressman|January 12, 2021|Fortune
He remains busy trying to penetrate the shield with something much smarter.A Gift to the Jihadis: The Unseen Airport Security Threat|Clive Irving|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
How ironic that the Hermit Kingdom is taking the blame for our first real look inside a clique that not even Vice dares penetrate.Pyongyang Shuffle: Hollywood In Dead Panic Over Sony Hack|James Poulos|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
How secure could the border possibly be if 5-year-olds can penetrate it?Didn't Obama Hear Oregon’s Warning Shot on Immigration?|Doug McIntyre|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The leads in Blue Is the Warmest Color scissor in a dozen different positions but we never once see them penetrate each other.I Tried Cosmo’s Lesbian Sex Tips and They Were Terrible|Samantha Allen|July 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There are some areas in the Bekaa Valley and Hermel where the government and the army have been unable to penetrate.
I shipped for a voyage to Japan and China, and spent several more years trying to penetrate the forbidden fastnesses of Tibet.The Boarded-Up House|Augusta Huiell Seaman
Aunty Rosa could penetrate certain kinds of hypocrisy, but not all.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
Trevithick's high-pressure steam boring engine enabled him to penetrate the rock five times as fast as the quarryman's power.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
One naturally asks, then, To what extent can social reform penetrate into the ordinary operation of industry itself?The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
The main is here very low, but from the shoalness of the water we were not able to penetrate behind Depuch Island.