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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.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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).
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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
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Translations

infiltration

[ˌɪnfɪlˈtreɪʃən] N (gen) → infiltración f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

infiltration

[ˌɪnfɪlˈtreɪʃən] n [organization] → infiltration f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

infiltration

[ˌɪnfɪlˈtreɪʃn] ninfiltrazione f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

in·fil·tra·tion

n. infiltración, acumulación de sustancias extrañas en un tejido o célula.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

infiltration

n infiltración f
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.