penetrable

[pen-i-truh-buhl]
adjective
capable of being penetrated.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin penetrābilis, equivalent to penetrā(re) to penetrate + -bilis -ble

penetrability, penetrableness, noun
penetrably, adverb
nonpenetrability, noun
nonpenetrable, adjective
nonpenetrably, adverb
self-penetrability, noun
transpenetrable, adjective
unpenetrable, adjective
unpenetrably, adverb
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penetrate (ˈpɛnɪˌtreɪt)
 
vb
1.  to find or force a way into or through (something); pierce; enter
2.  to diffuse through (a substance); permeate
3.  (tr) to see through: their eyes could not penetrate the fog
4.  (tr) (of a man) to insert the penis into the vagina of (a woman)
5.  (tr) to grasp the meaning of (a principle, etc)
6.  (intr) to be understood: his face lit up as the new idea penetrated
 
[C16: from Latin penetrāre; related to penitus inner, and penus the interior of a house]
 
'penetrable
 
adj
 
penetra'bility
 
n
 
'penetrably
 
adv
 
'penetrative
 
adj
 
'penetrator
 
n

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Example sentences
It is generally penetrable only through cuts or tiny abrasions.
The interior hull is an open cavity penetrable only from below.
The more penetrable the screen is, the shorter the distance to the point of
  maximum wind velocity and the lower the protection.
Occlusion not penetrable by the infusion guide wire.
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