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Meanwhile her boyfriend has become a social media star for touting the concept of non-penetrative sex.
One common use is for submarine communication, which works due to the penetrative capacity of the lengthy VLF waves.
The bill would extend that automatic denial to all perpetrators of penetrative sexual assaults, regardless of the state of the victim.
Also perplexing is that many women require clitoral stimulation to achieve orgasm, not penetrative action.
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PENETRATIVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of penetrative for English Language Learners
—used to describe sexual activity in which a man puts his penis into another person's vagina or anus
: able to enter or go through something
: having or showing an ability to understand things clearly and fully
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