penetrable

adjective pen·e·tra·ble \ ˈpe-nə-trə-bəl \

Definition of penetrable

: capable of being penetrated

penetrability

play \ˌpe-nə-trə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

Examples of penetrable in a Sentence

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

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PENETRABLE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of penetrable for English Language Learners

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


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