interpenetrate

verb in·ter·pen·e·trate \ ˌin-tər-ˈpe-nə-ˌtrāt \
|Updated on: 15 Jul 2018

Definition of interpenetrate

interpenetrated; interpenetrating; interpenetrates
: to penetrate mutually
: to penetrate between, within, or throughout : permeate

interpenetration

play \ˌin-tər-ˌpe-nə-ˈtrā-shən\ noun

Examples of interpenetrate in a Sentence

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

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First Known Use of interpenetrate

circa 1810

in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

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