penetration

noun
1 making a way into sth
ADJECTIVE
deep
greater, high

The country has the highest cellphone penetration in Europe.

import (esp. AmE), market

Our aim is to achieve greater market penetration.

broadband, Internet, PC

Broadband penetration in the country is likely to hit 31 million households.

cellphone (AmE), mobile-phone (BrE)
water
daylight, light
VERB + PENETRATION
achieve
facilitate
allow
improve, increase
prevent
resist
2 sexual act
ADJECTIVE
sexual
anal, vaginal

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  • pénétration — [ penetrasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1370; lat. penetratio 1 ♦ Mouvement par lequel un corps matériel pénètre dans un autre. Pénétration par osmose. Pénétration dans le corps d un germe infectieux. ⇒ introduction, intromission. Force de pénétration d un… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Penetration — Penetration  британская панк группа, образовавшаяся в 1976 году в Феррихилле, графство Дарем, Англия, и заимствовавшая название у одной из песен Игги Попа. Penetration распались в 1980 году и реформировались в новом составе в 2001.[1] «Don’t …   Википедия

  • Penetration — can refer to:* Sexual penetration * Market penetration, the degree to which a product or service is known and/or used * Penetration (telecommunications) * Penetration (firestop), an opening in a wall or floor assembly required to have a fire… …   Wikipedia

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  • Penetration — (lat. penetrare „eindringen, durchdringen“) steht für: Penetration (Militärtechnik), in der Militärtechnik das Eindringen von Projektilen in Panzerungen Penetration (Band), eine britische Punkband Penetration (Pharmazie), in der Pharmazie das… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • penetration — Penetration. sub. f. v. La vertu & l action de penetrer. L activité & la penetration du Mercure est telle que .... Il se dit aussi, en termes de Theologie, De l action d un corps qui en penetre un autre, de telle sorte qu ils occupent tous deux… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Penetration — Pen e*tra tion, n. [L. penetratio: cf. F. p[ e]n[ e]tration.] 1. The act or process of penetrating, piercing, or entering; also, the act of mentally penetrating into, or comprehending, anything difficult. [1913 Webster] And to each in ward part,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Penetration — Penetration. См. Проникновение. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • Penetration — (lat.), das »Durchdringen« der Gase durch dünne Membranen …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • penetration — index comprehension, encroachment, entrance, incursion, inflow, infusion, insertion, insight, judgment ( …   Law dictionary

  • penetration — c.1600, from L. penetrationem (nom. penetratio) a penetrating or piercing, from penetrare (see PENETRATE (Cf. penetrate)). The sexual sense is attested from 1610s …   Etymology dictionary


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