interpenetrate


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in·ter·pen·e·trate

 (ĭn′tər-pĕn′ĭ-trāt′)
v. in·ter·pen·e·trat·ed, in·ter·pen·e·trat·ing, in·ter·pen·e·trates
v.intr.
To become mixed or united by penetration: planes that interpenetrate in a painting.
v.tr.
1. To penetrate reciprocally: The streams interpenetrate each other at the rapids.
2. To penetrate thoroughly; permeate or pervade.

interpenetrate

(ˌɪntəˈpɛnɪˌtreɪt)
vb
1. to penetrate (something) thoroughly; pervade
2. to penetrate each other or one another mutually
ˌinterˈpenetrable adj
ˌinterˈpenetrant adj
ˌinterˌpeneˈtration n
ˌinterˈpenetrative adj
ˌinterˈpenetratively adv

in•ter•pen•e•trate

(ˌɪn tərˈpɛn ɪˌtreɪt)

v. -trat•ed, -trat•ing. v.t.
1. to penetrate thoroughly; permeate.
2. to penetrate with (something else) mutually or reciprocally.
v.i.
3. to penetrate between things or parts.
4. to penetrate each other.
[1800–10]
in`ter•pen′e•tra•ble, adj.
in`ter•pen′e•trant, adj.
in`ter•pen`e•tra′tion, n.
in`ter•pen′e•tra`tive, adj.

interpenetrate


Past participle: interpenetrated
Gerund: interpenetrating

Imperative
interpenetrate
interpenetrate
Present
I interpenetrate
you interpenetrate
he/she/it interpenetrates
we interpenetrate
you interpenetrate
they interpenetrate
Preterite
I interpenetrated
you interpenetrated
he/she/it interpenetrated
we interpenetrated
you interpenetrated
they interpenetrated
Present Continuous
I am interpenetrating
you are interpenetrating
he/she/it is interpenetrating
we are interpenetrating
you are interpenetrating
they are interpenetrating
Present Perfect
I have interpenetrated
you have interpenetrated
he/she/it has interpenetrated
we have interpenetrated
you have interpenetrated
they have interpenetrated
Past Continuous
I was interpenetrating
you were interpenetrating
he/she/it was interpenetrating
we were interpenetrating
you were interpenetrating
they were interpenetrating
Past Perfect
I had interpenetrated
you had interpenetrated
he/she/it had interpenetrated
we had interpenetrated
you had interpenetrated
they had interpenetrated
Future
I will interpenetrate
you will interpenetrate
he/she/it will interpenetrate
we will interpenetrate
you will interpenetrate
they will interpenetrate
Future Perfect
I will have interpenetrated
you will have interpenetrated
he/she/it will have interpenetrated
we will have interpenetrated
you will have interpenetrated
they will have interpenetrated
Future Continuous
I will be interpenetrating
you will be interpenetrating
he/she/it will be interpenetrating
we will be interpenetrating
you will be interpenetrating
they will be interpenetrating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been interpenetrating
you have been interpenetrating
he/she/it has been interpenetrating
we have been interpenetrating
you have been interpenetrating
they have been interpenetrating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been interpenetrating
you will have been interpenetrating
he/she/it will have been interpenetrating
we will have been interpenetrating
you will have been interpenetrating
they will have been interpenetrating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been interpenetrating
you had been interpenetrating
he/she/it had been interpenetrating
we had been interpenetrating
you had been interpenetrating
they had been interpenetrating
Conditional
I would interpenetrate
you would interpenetrate
he/she/it would interpenetrate
we would interpenetrate
you would interpenetrate
they would interpenetrate
Past Conditional
I would have interpenetrated
you would have interpenetrated
he/she/it would have interpenetrated
we would have interpenetrated
you would have interpenetrated
they would have interpenetrated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.interpenetrate - penetrate mutually or be interlocked; "The territories of two married people interpenetrate a lot"
invade - penetrate or assault, in a harmful or injurious way; "The cancer had invaded her lungs"
penetrate, perforate - pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance; "The bullet penetrated her chest"
2.interpenetrate - spread or diffuse through; "An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration"; "music penetrated the entire building"; "His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks"
penetrate, perforate - pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance; "The bullet penetrated her chest"
spiritise, spiritize - imbue with a spirit
Translations

interpenetrate

References in classic literature ?
And all this mixes with your most mystic mood; so that fact and fancy, half-way meeting, interpenetrate, and form one seamless whole.
THIS could have occurred nowhere but in England, where men and sea interpenetrate, so to speak--the sea entering into the life of most men, and the men know- ing something or everything about the sea, in the way of amusement, of travel, or of bread-winning.
Crossing his arms on his chest, as if to control this new sensation of delight, he drank in delicious draughts of that mysterious air which interpenetrates at night the loftiest forests.
When the mating surfaces are brought together, the large spacing of the nanorods allows them to slide between those on the opposing surface and to interpenetrate.
Nan Shepherd, an author and poet who spent her life walking in the Cairngorms, said that place and mind may interpenetrate until the nature of both are altered.
Paganism is consequently a blurred and shifting designation, defying taxonomy for, as Jones relates, Christianity and paganism could interpenetrate.
Bosworth surveys the terminology of heritage, history, memory, and palimpsests, all of which are problematic, before embarking on his exploration of Rome's multiple pasts in which times and spaces interpenetrate.
But London is the central theme that runs through the diary: the city as a presence that both gives out wonder and demands some sacrifices and accommodations in return; this is a story of people and the city, and the ways in which they interpenetrate and change each other.
How do the secular and the sacred interpenetrate in literature?
God and world will interpenetrate each other mutually, without destroying themselves or being absorbed into each other" (168).
Technique, subject and meaning interpenetrate in ways that reveal the essence of the medium.
This is true in general, since all areas of knowledge interpenetrate each other; it is especially true in the case of special revelation, since the heart of biblical religion lies in God's revealing himself in the secular realm (as the Creed says, our Lord "suffered under Pontius Pilate").