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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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penetrable

adjective
1. admitting of penetration or passage into or through; "a penetrable wall"; "penetrable defenses" [ant: impenetrable
2. capable of being penetrated; "penetrable defenses" 
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