Simple Definition of penetrating
: able to understand something clearly and fully
: helping people to understand something clearly and fully
: spreading out deeply or widely
Examples of penetrating
She is one of our most penetrating and provocative critical thinkers.
an author famous for her penetrating social commentary
a penetrating account of what really happened during the crisis
flowers that give off a penetrating perfume
First Known Use of penetrating
Medical Definition of penetrating
: having the power of entering, piercing, or pervading <treat hemorrhage from both penetrating injury and blunt trauma—Journal of the American Medical Association>
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