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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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The discrepancy of penetration pressures required to install the pile with diameter of 250 mm and those of 500 mm and 600 mm might be caused by softening of soil around the installed piles in clays.
He said the Philippines can hit at least a 2- percent insurance penetration rate sooner than five years, since most insurance companies-whether life or nonlife-are increasing their financial-literacy programs.
The fixed line household penetration rate increased as well from 73 per cent in 2016 to 87 per cent in 2017.
In addition to seam efficiency, puckering, slippage, damage and appearance, the needle penetration force (NPF) and needle cutting index are other factors which is used to determine fabric sewability.
where [v.sub.e,th] is the thermal velocity of electrons, [mathematical expression not reproducible] is the electron stream resulting from thermionic emission (only on the walls of the penetration channel), and [??] is the surface normal.
Recently, it was proven that this approach is a powerful tool in understanding the projectile penetration and the soil or concrete target fracture [9-11].
Key words: Chemical Penetration, Chemical Repellency, Protective Coveralls and Laundering Intervals.
The report said the internet penetration rate will jump from about 37.5 percent in 2014 to over 55 percent in 2018, or about 7 percent above the estimated world average of 3.6 billion users.
We go on to analyze the various strategies used by operators to boost smartphone penetration rates on their networks.
St Louis, MO, January 09, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Alpine Security has released the 2016 dates for their new Intro to Penetration Testing (Ethical Hacking) course.
[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.
Figure 1 is a view of a penetration in an engine block that was claimed to be caused by an external object striking the engine.