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pen·e·trate

(pen'ĕ-trāt),
To pierce; to pass into the deeper tissues or into a cavity.

penetrate

[pen′ətrāt]
Etymology: L, penetrare
1 v, to enter or pierce a barrier.
2 adj, pertaining to the degree to which x-rays pass through matter.

penetrate

verb To enter by force; to force one’s way into a place or space; to infiltrate.

Forensics
verb To enter into the body—e.g., by a sharp object or projectile.

Sexology
verb To enter a natural orifice (e.g., the vagina, anus), as by a penis or sexual toy.

penetrate

(pĕn′ĕ-trāt) [L. penetrare]
To enter or force into the interior; pierce.
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When a weak spot in the refractory lining develops, the bath can penetrate the lining and leak out past the power coil by running between the coil turns.
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Bioject's needle-free technology enables CheckUp's nurse practitioners to inject medications without using a needle to penetrate the muscle, which creates "needle-phobia" in many patients.
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Although chickens infected with Salmonella do not deposit the pathogen inside the egg yolk very often, bacteria from the surrounding albumen might penetrate through the membrane that surrounds the yolk.
Although chickens infected with Salmonella do not deposit this pathogen inside egg yolks very often, bacteria from the surrounding albumen might penetrate through the membrane that surrounds the yolk.