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/ˌpɛn ɪˈtreɪ ʃən/
the act or power of
mental acuteness, discernment, or insight:
a scholar of rare penetration.
the obtaining of a share of a market for some commodity or service.
the extension, usually peaceful, of the influence of one nation or culture into the affairs of another.
a military attack that
into enemy territory.
the depth to which a projectile goes into the target.
the measure of relative depth of field of a telescope or microscope, especially a binocular microscope.
understanding, perception, discrimination, depth, profundity.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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They suffer from import
more than the multinationals.
Other things can be done to increase broadband
before dipping into the public coffers.
Each one of those has a fiscal interest in slowing the development and market
of nuclear energy.
He excelled at hagiography and left psychological
mostly in the eye of the beholder.
Sloping land and heavy clay soils invite runoff--due to gravity in the first case, due to slow water
in the second.
It fails to make the top ten in terms of broadband
and other metrics.
Such a move might have boosted the site's visibility and
is not increased, but damage to the penetrated material is greatly enhanced.
It's no secret that broadband
is expanding worldwide.
This, it adds, was the deepest
the enemy has effected in that area.
British Dictionary definitions for
the act or an instance of penetrating
the ability or power to penetrate
keen insight or perception
) an offensive manoeuvre that breaks through an enemy's defensive position
the proportion of the total number of potential purchasers of a product or service who either are aware of its existence or actually buy it
another name for
depth of field
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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