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pen·e·tra·tion

(pen'ĕ-trā'shŭn),
1. A piercing or entering.
2. Mental acumen.
3. Synonym(s): focal depth
[L. penetratio, fr. penetro, pp. -atus, to enter]

penetration

noun Entry by force; infiltration; insertion.

Forensics
noun The entry of a sharp object or projectile into the body.

Sexology
noun Entry into a natural orifice (e.g., vaginal or anal intercourse).

penetration

Managed care See HMO penetration Sexology Entrance of the penis into the vagina or anus. See Sexual penetration.

pen·e·tra·tion

(pen'ĕ-trā'shŭn)
1. A piercing or entering.
2. Mental acumen.
3. Synonym(s): focal depth.
[L. penetratio, fr. penetro, pp. -atus, to enter]
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[sup][13],[14] A trans-patella tendon approach is the secondary to many factors, including distal locking screw tip penetration to the medial condyle cortex and protrusion of screw head in the lateral condyle cortex and impingement of the iliotibial band.
There are circumstances when the penetration or deformation occurs from a road object where there is relatively little damage to the engine, if it is shut off immediately.
Not surprisingly, aircraft are expected to be able to visually avoid obstacles in the visual area following an instrument approach, so penalties for visual area penetrations naturally involve improving visibility.
Sub-Saharan Africa, where less than 20 percent of the population is using the Internet, remains the region with the lowest penetration rate.
While the country average for Facebook user penetration in the Arab region is 6.77 per cent, the UAE has the highest penetration rate with more than 45 per cent of the population with Facebook accounts.
motives, while organised penetration was attributed to several motives
After surveying published literatures related to three-dimensional modeling of GAIM processes, all except one (10) of these studies focus only on the primary penetration, and none of them has taken the compressibility of injected gas and filling melt during the molding process into account.
For example, if your team is struggling to defend against penetration, you might take some practice time to work on One-Dribble Penetration or Charge Drill.
Each person then performed a [six-exercise.sup.**] test during which total respirator penetration was measured.
The second form, chemical penetration, is caused by the reaction between iron oxide (FeO) and silicon dioxide (Si[O.sub.2]).
To assess the effects of weld penetration on strength, test specimens were welded to penetration cutoffs of [[Eta].sub.0] = 0.13 mm (0.005 in), 0.25 mm (0.01 in), 0.51 mm (0.02 in), and 0.76 mm (0.03 in).
At the same time, nonferrous market penetration will slow down as production costs increase and markets taper off.