adjective \ˈpe-nə-trə-bəl\

: allowing someone or something to pass through or enter : able to be penetrated

Full Definition of PENETRABLE

:  capable of being penetrated
pen·e·tra·bil·i·ty \ˌpe-nə-trə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

Examples of PENETRABLE

  1. <unfortunately, our netting proved to be a rather penetrable barrier that allowed in our cabin a steady stream of mosquitoes>

First Known Use of PENETRABLE



Next Word in the Dictionary: penetrale
Previous Word in the Dictionary: peneseismic
All Words Near: penetrable

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up penetrable? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More