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in·fil·tra·tion

 (ĭn′fĭl-trā′shən)
n.
1. The act or process of infiltrating.
2. The state of being infiltrated.
3. Something that infiltrates.

infiltration

1. The movement through or into an area or territory occupied by either friendly or enemy troops or organizations. The movement is made, either by small groups or by individuals, at extended or irregular intervals. When used in connection with the enemy, it infers that contact is avoided.
2. In intelligence usage, placing an agent or other person in a target area in hostile territory. Usually involves crossing a frontier or other guarded line. Methods of infiltration are: black (clandestine); grey (through legal crossing point but under false documentation); and white (legal).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.infiltration - a process in which individuals (or small groups) penetrate an area (especially the military penetration of enemy positions without detection)infiltration - a process in which individuals (or small groups) penetrate an area (especially the military penetration of enemy positions without detection)
penetration, incursion - an attack that penetrates into enemy territory
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
2.infiltration - the slow passage of a liquid through a filtering mediuminfiltration - the slow passage of a liquid through a filtering medium; "the percolation of rainwater through the soil"; "the infiltration of seawater through the lava"
filtration - the process whereby fluids pass through a filter or a filtering medium
Translations

infiltration

[ˌɪnfɪlˈtreɪʃən] N (gen) → infiltración f

infiltration

[ˌɪnfɪlˈtreɪʃən] n [organization] → infiltration f

infiltration

n
(Mil) → Infiltration f; (Pol) → Unterwanderung f; the infiltration of spiesdas Einschleusen von Spionen; by infiltration of the enemy’s linesdurch Eindringen in die feindlichen Linien, durch Infiltration der feindlichen Linien
(of liquid)Eindringen nt, → Durchsickern nt, → Einsickern nt

infiltration

[ˌɪnfɪlˈtreɪʃn] ninfiltrazione f

in·fil·tra·tion

n. infiltración, acumulación de sustancias extrañas en un tejido o célula.

infiltration

n infiltración f
References in classic literature ?
The black, with the twisted hand of leprosy and with a barely perceptible infiltration of the same disease thickening the skin of the forehead between the eyes, bent over his polishing, and ever his lips moved, repeating over and over, "Killeny Boy.
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Feb 09 ( ANI ): Defence Secretary Sanjay Mitra reviewed the forward areas along the Line of Control (LoC) on Friday, where he was briefed about the measures taken to foil any infiltration bid from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK).
IV infiltration and extravasation fluid leaking into the tissue around an IV site is a key issue as it can result in serious medical complications and even amputation.
This is the fourth incident of infiltration on LoC in north Kashmir during the last 48 hours.
Conclusion: The most common pattern of diffuse large B-cell Non Hodgkin lymphoma infiltration was bone marrow followed by interstitial tissue.
It was a cross sectional study conducted on 50 subjects irrespective of age and sex divided into Group A comprising 20 normal healthy controls and group B consisting of 30 patients of NHL with bone marrow infiltration.
The device notifies clinicians if conditions suggest an infiltration, allowing them to address the issue early to reduce patient harm.
Modern buildings are becoming more airtight to minimize uncontrolled infiltration of outdoor air.
Conditions of soil surface and of the organization of its porosity along the profile are among the factors that affect the dynamics of the water infiltration process (Santos et al.
Indo-Bangladesh border is not completely sealed, specially in certain riverine areas through which infiltration actually takes place.
8,9) Given this retraction, evaluating the musculature using MR sagittal images may not give an accurate representation of the musculature and consequently the degree of fatty infiltration.