interpenetrate


in·ter·pen·e·trate

verb \ˌin-tər-ˈpe-nə-ˌtrāt\

Definition of INTERPENETRATE

intransitive verb
:  to penetrate mutually
transitive verb
:  to penetrate between, within, or throughout :  permeate
in·ter·pen·e·tra·tion \-ˌpe-nə-ˈtrā-shən\ noun

Examples of INTERPENETRATE

  1. <with tie-dyeing, the dye does not interpenetrate the entire fabric>

First Known Use of INTERPENETRATE

circa 1810

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