Associations to the word «Infiltration»


INFILTRATION, noun. The act or process of infiltrating, as of water into a porous substance, or of a fluid into the cells of an organ or part of the body.
INFILTRATION, noun. The substance which has entered the pores or cavities of a body.
INFILTRATION, noun. The act of entering a physical location and/or organization secretly.

Dictionary definition

INFILTRATION, noun. A process in which individuals (or small groups) penetrate an area (especially the military penetration of enemy positions without detection).
INFILTRATION, noun. The slow passage of a liquid through a filtering medium; "the percolation of rainwater through the soil"; "the infiltration of seawater through the lava".

Wise words

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