Interpenetration In`ter*pen`e*tra"tion, n. The act or process of penetrating between or within other substances; mutual penetration; also, the result of a process of interpenetration. --Milman. [1913 Webster +PJC]

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  • interpenetration — in·ter·penetration …   English syllables

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