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penetrant

1penetrant

adjective pen·e·trant \-trənt\

Definition of PENETRANT

First Known Use of PENETRANT

1543

2penetrant

noun

Definition of PENETRANT

:  one that penetrates or is capable of penetrating

First Known Use of PENETRANT

circa 1734

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