Examples of penetration in a Sentence
Cuts in the skin could permit the penetration of bacteria into the body.
the penetration of the CIA by foreign agents
the penetration of the U.S. market by a foreign company
multiple penetrations into enemy territory
a writer who analyzes the underlying causes of the recession with great penetration
Recent Examples of penetration from the Web
The Browns’ Carl Nassib was able to get penetration on John Jenkins before using his 6-foot-7 frame to block Mike Nugent’s first extra-point attempt.
Now any penetration of the anus or vagina, no matter how slight, experienced by any person with any body part or object, can be classified as rape.
McCoy could get the penetration that is so key to combatting a true outside zone ground game like Atlanta’s.
While the first sack on Rodgers didn’t pop until the second half, the Panthers got penetration against the Packers line enough to force Rodgers to scramble.
The Rams would seem to be a team susceptible to the beneficial aspects of CenturyLink, which is centered around the disruptive effect of 60,000-plus fans screaming their heads off in a stadium engineered acoustically for maximum eardrum penetration.
And there was penetration up the middle vs. Jason Kelce, Brandon Brooks and Stefen Wisniewski.
This is well ahead of Burberry Group Plc, which has the next highest digital penetration of the luxury brands at 10 percent.
What his teams lacked was penetration, the ability to get the ball consistently into dangerous spots with targets who could take advantage of those opportunities.
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First Known Use of penetration
Synonym Discussion of penetration
- the discernment to know true friends
- the discrimination that develops through listening to a lot of great music
- a novelist of keen perception into human motives
- lacks the penetration to see the scorn beneath their friendly smiles
- a documentary providing insight into the plight of the homeless
- a director of reliable box-office acumen
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