HyperDic: penetration

English > 6 senses of the word penetration:
NOUNactpenetration, incursionan attack that penetrates into enemy territory
cognitionpenetration, insightclear or deep perception of a situation
actpenetrationthe act of entering into or through something
attributepenetrationthe ability to make way into or through something
attributepenetrationthe depth to which something penetrates (especially the depth reached by a projectile that hits a target)
actpenetrationthe act (by a man) of inserting his penis into the vagina of a woman
penetration > pronunciation
Soundspeh.nahtrey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > penetration: 6 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningAn attack that penetrates into enemy territory.
Synonymincursion
NarrowerbreakthroughA penetration of a barrier such as an enemy's defense
foray, raid, maraudA sudden short attack
infiltrationA process in which individuals (or small groups) penetrate an area (especially the military penetration of enemy positions without detection)
interpenetrationThe action of penetrating between or among
invasionThe act of invading
Broaderattack, onslaught, onset, onrush(military) an offensive against an enemy / enemy (using weapons)
Spanishincursión, penetración
Catalanincursió, penetració
English > penetration: 6 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningClear or deep perception of a situation.
Synonyminsight
Broaderperceptionknowledge gained by perceiving
Spanishpenetración, perspicacia
Catalanpenetració
Verbspenetratecome to understand
English > penetration: 6 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of entering into or through something.
Example"the penetration of upper management by women"
Narrowerinterpenetration, permeationmutual penetration
market penetrationThe extent to which a product is recognized and bought by customers in a particular market
Broaderentrance, entering, entry, ingress, incomingThe act of entering
Spanishpenetración
Catalanpenetració
English > penetration: 6 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningThe ability to make way into or through something.
Example"the greater penetration of the new projectiles will result in greater injuries"
BroaderabilityThe quality of being able to perform
Spanishpenetración
Verbspenetratemake one's way deeper into or through
English > penetration: 6 senses > noun 5, attribute
MeaningThe depth to which something penetrates (especially the depth reached by a projectile that hits a target).
Broaderdepth, deepnessThe extent downward or backward or inward
English > penetration: 6 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningThe act (by a man) of inserting his penis into the vagina of a woman.
Broadersexual intercourse, intercourse, sex act, copulation, coitus, coition, sexual congress, sexual relation, relation, carnal knowledgeThe act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman
Spanishpenetración
Catalanpenetració
Verbspenetrateinsert / insert the penis into the vagina or anus of

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