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penetrating

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj penetrating tending to penetrate; having the power of entering or piercing "a toxic penetrative spray applied to the surface","a cold penetrating wind","a penetrating odor"
    • adj penetrating having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions "an acute observer of politics and politicians","incisive comments","icy knifelike reasoning","as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang","penetrating insight","frequent penetrative observations"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Starch is used as a binder in the production of paper. It is the use of a starch coating that controls ink penetration when printing. Cheaper papers do not use as much starch, and this is why your elbows get black when you are leaning over your morning paper.
    • Penetrating Acute; discerning; sagacious; quick to discover; as, a penetrating mind.
    • Penetrating Having the power of entering, piercing, or pervading; sharp; subtile; penetrative; as, a penetrating odor.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Certain fireflies emit a light so penetrating that it can pass through flesh and wood.
    • penetrating Having the power of passing into or through (something); sharp; subtile: as, a penetrating odor.
    • penetrating Acute; discerning; quick to discover or recognize: as, a penetrating mind.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Penetrating piercing or entering: sharp: subtle: acute: discerning
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Quotations

  • Walter Benjamin
    Walter%20Benjamin
    “Separation penetrates the disappearing person like a pigment and steeps him in gentle radiance.”
  • William J. Durant
    William%20J.%20Durant
    “Tired mothers find that spanking takes less time than reasoning and penetrates sooner to the seat of the memory.”
  • Gerard De Nerval
    Gerard De Nerval
    “Our dreams are a second life. I have never been able to penetrate without a shudder those ivory or horned gates which separate us from the invisible world.”
  • Niccolo Machiavelli
    Niccolo%20Machiavelli
    “Men in general judge more from appearances than from reality. All men have eyes, but few have the gift of penetration.”
  • Igor Stravinsky
    Igor Stravinsky
    “Is it not by love alone that we succeed in penetrating to the very essence of being?”
  • Sir Thomas Beecham
    Sir Thomas Beecham
    “Great music is that which penetrates the ear with facility and leaves the memory with difficulty. Magical music never leaves the memory.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. penetrāre, -ātumpenes, within.

Usage

In literature:

The sweet scent of their blossoms mingles with the heavy smell of the earth and the penetrating odor of the stables.
"Maupassant Original Short Stories (180), Complete" by Guy de Maupassant
He could not penetrate above or below that defense.
"The Puppet Crown" by Harold MacGrath
Her penetrating eyes, which had been fixed on him in close thought, were yet more penetrating.
"Children of the Whirlwind" by Leroy Scott
Isabel, who was kept from the room, knew nothing of the danger, and the earl's groans did not penetrate to her ears.
"East Lynne" by Mrs. Henry Wood
In this land thrilled eternally a summons to go onward, to seek, to penetrate, to be a passionate pilgrim.
"The Garden Of Allah" by Robert Hichens
There would be no lack of numbers and courage and penetration when the great gathering met at Montgomery.
"The Guns of Bull Run" by Joseph A. Altsheler
The next day I attempted to penetrate some way into the country.
"A Naturalist's Voyage Round the World" by Charles Darwin
It seemed to be surrounded by a cloud of mystery, and he determined to penetrate and dispel it.
"File No. 113" by Emile Gaboriau
As eager to penetrate into mysteries, as I have known you before?
"The Master of the World" by Jules Verne
Presently a murmur of voices penetrated her consciousness.
"The Lamp of Fate" by Margaret Pedler
The Duke, who had fixed his eyes upon me all this time, replied like a man penetrated with gratitude by the offer I had made.
"The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete" by Duc de Saint-Simon
I think I penetrated the true cause.
"Memoirs Of The Court Of Marie Antoinette, Queen Of France, Complete" by Madame Campan
I know not how much of the ineffable and of the vaguely exhilarating penetrates your being.
"Monsieur, Madame and Bebe, Complete" by Gustave Droz
These men, these strangers, dared enter this virgin bower, which he, even in thought, scarcely dared to penetrate.
"The Honor of the Name" by Emile Gaboriau
If he could only have given some startling proofs of his energy or of his penetration!
"Monsieur Lecoq" by Emile Gaboriau
His penetrating gaze was again fixed upon the almost cadaverous features with their snow-white crown and noble forehead.
"The Men Who Wrought" by Ridgwell Cullum
The insurance companies had not then penetrated into the most obscure nooks and corners.
"World's End" by Richard Jefferies
I found the 8-bore bullet had shattered his off hind leg, and that my second shot had penetrated his lungs.
"Hunting in Many Lands" by Various
Arrived at my lodgings, I threw myself upon the sopha, penetrated, torn, and confounded at all that I had heard.
"The New-York Weekly Magazine" by Various
I loved, however, to observe them and to penetrate their characters.
"The Jew" by Joseph Ignatius Kraszewski
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In poetry:

Salut au monde!
What cities the light or warmth penetrates, I penetrate those cities
myself;
All islands to which birds wing their way, I wing my way myself.
"Salut Au Monde" by Walt Whitman
Horizons, full of night's midsummer blaze;
Perhaps, if winter once could penetrate
Through all its purples to the final slate,
Persisting bleakly in an icy haze;
"The Man Whose Pharynx Was Bad" by Wallace Stevens
All is finished. The rain penetrates his mouth.
The air, as if mad, leaves his sunken chest,
and Love, soaked through with tears of snow,
warms itself on the peak of the herd.
"Lament For Ignacio Sanchez Mejias" by Federico Garcia Lorca
The sun can penetrate the thickest cloud,
And soap can scour the foulest garments bright —
Christ's merits thy enormous sins can shrowd,
His blood can make thee as the lily white.
"An Excellent Consolation To The Sad Soul Against Despair" by Rees Prichard
Dawn arrives and no one receives it in his mouth
because morning and hope are impossible there:
sometimes the furious swarming coins
penetrate like drills and devour abandoned children.
"Dawn" by Federico Garcia Lorca
Within their austere walls no voices penetrate;
A sacred silence only, as of death, obtains;
Nothing finds entry here of loud or passionate;
This quiet is the exceeding profit of their pains.
"Carthusians" by Ernest Christopher Dowson

In news:

Richard JD, Vitale GC, Flint LM: Penetrating arterial trauma: Analysis of missed vascular injuries.
The resurgence in housing numbers has penetrated all of Hardin County.
Uses ground-penetrating radar at the Revolutionary War-era cemetery behind Sudbury Town Hall.
Recommended Developers for Water- Washable Penetrants.
If working to any specification, whether military or private, the penetrant selection for a process will be spelled out.
Based on DOE study, wind power generation may reach 330 GW by 2030 at the level of penetration of 20% of the total energy production.
With smartphones increasingly fitted with digital wallets, the social gaming giant behind Facebook games like FarmVille and CityVille aims to increase its payer penetration among gamers.
44-year-old Dionicio Carmona was arrested last Wednesday and charged with one count of criminal sexual penetration.
An industry proven penetrating oil that has no equal.
Coordinated Taliban Raid Penetrates Base.
Augustine Reyes Morga was sentenced to 24 years in state prison for two counts of sexual penetration by force with a victim under the age of fourteen.
When it comes to makeup, Hispanic women represent a significant opportunity, and targeting this demographic could help bolster penetration rates of such products as BB creams, according to market research firm Mintel.
But from afar it's hard to gauge how close the rebels are to penetrating the central city or to capturing and holding new ground.
Diesel market penetration in the US hovers around 3%, and while sales of diesels are up 27% in the first half of 2012, according to the Diesel Technology Forum, they're up from a very small number.
This is a penetration test for the Graham Knives Razel.
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In science:

Gravitational waves are also the only signals that can reach us from the first fraction of a second after the big bang – electromagnetic signals cannot penetrate beyond the recombination era some 400,000 years after the big bang.
Gravitational Wave Astronomy: Needle in a Haystack
Rev. B, 84, 174502 (2011)] have reported on the temperature dependence of the London penetration depth deduced from Tunnel Diode Oscillator (TDO) measurements in optimally doped Fe(Se,Te) single crystals.
Comment on "Precision global measurements of London penetration depth in FeTe$_{0.58}$Se$_{0.42}$"
However, to reach this conclusion, the authors fit the temperature dependence of the superfluid density with a two band clean limit model which is incompatible with the presence of strong pair breaking effects, deduced from the T n temperature dependence of the London penetration depth below Tc /3.
Comment on "Precision global measurements of London penetration depth in FeTe$_{0.58}$Se$_{0.42}$"
In a recent article Cho et al. reported on the temperature dependence of the London penetration depth deduced from Tunnel Diode Oscillator (TDO) measurements in a series Fe(Se,Te) crystals close to optimal doping.
Comment on "Precision global measurements of London penetration depth in FeTe$_{0.58}$Se$_{0.42}$"
TDO is a powerful technique to determine very accurately the temperature dependence of the variation of the penetration depth (∆λ(T )), especially for T → 0, and hence to obtain valuable informations on the low energy excitations present in the system.
Comment on "Precision global measurements of London penetration depth in FeTe$_{0.58}$Se$_{0.42}$"
As ρs (T ) = 1/(1 + ∆λ(T )/λ0 )2, both the amplitude of ∆λ(T ) and the zero temperature penetration depth λ0 have to be determined precisely to obtain reliable ρs (T ) data.
Comment on "Precision global measurements of London penetration depth in FeTe$_{0.58}$Se$_{0.42}$"
Finally, the power law dependence of the penetration depth at low temperature (∆λ ∝ T n ) is not compatible with the clean limit two-gap model used to describe the temperature dependence of the superfluid density in .
Comment on "Precision global measurements of London penetration depth in FeTe$_{0.58}$Se$_{0.42}$"
Whenever two or more umbrellas overlap, the water will consider only the strongest of them and penetrate the perpendicular ones.
On the speed of Random Walks among Random Conductances
We say that an umbrella U penetrates a weaker umbrella V in point x ∈ Z2 if one side of U intersect one side of V and x is the upper-right point of their intersection.
On the speed of Random Walks among Random Conductances
We look first at the event Ek that the umbrella gets penetrated in the origin by an umbrella of intensity s ∈ [k, k + 1], for k + 1 > t.
On the speed of Random Walks among Random Conductances
That is, at least one point z on UL(0) |m must be penetrated by another umbrella.
On the speed of Random Walks among Random Conductances
We consider a superconducting strip (with thickness d (cid:28) ξ, λ and width w (cid:28) Λ = 2λ2 /d, where ξ, λ are the coherence length and magnetic penetration depth) with a 90-degree turn in the presence of a transport current (see Fig. 1).
Spatially-dependent sensitivity of superconducting meanders as single-photon detectors
The low ratio values at low velocities reflect the absence of radioactive material around the center in the W7 model (mass fraction < 10−7 ), which at early times is too opaque for gamma rays to penetrate and thus remains cool.
Radiation Energy-Balance Method for Calculating the Time Evolution of Type Ia Supernovae During the Post-Explosion Phase
For the classical model, the conditions on a flat solid boundary with unit normal and tangent vectors nS, tS are, no-slip, u · tS = 0, and no-penetration, u · nS = 0, where u is the bulk fluid velocity.
Slip or not slip? A methodical examination of the interface formation model using two-dimensional droplet spreading on a horizontal planar substrate as a prototype system
Equation (6) applies at the solid-facing side of the surface layer, the condition describing the usual no-penetration of the liquid.
Slip or not slip? A methodical examination of the interface formation model using two-dimensional droplet spreading on a horizontal planar substrate as a prototype system
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