Associations to the word «Penetration»

Wiktionary

PENETRATION, noun. The act of penetrating something. [from 15th c.]
PENETRATION, noun. Specifically, the insertion of the penis (or similar object) during sexual intercourse. [from 17th c.]
PENETRATION, noun. The act of penetrating a given situation with the mind or faculties; perception, discernment. [from 17th c.]
PENETRATION, noun. (blackjack) A number or fraction that represents how many cards/decks will be dealt before shuffling, in contrast to the total number of cards/decks in play.
PENETRATION TEST, noun. (engineering) Either a static or dynamic test of the relative density of sand, silt, etc. using a penetrometer
PENETRATION TEST, noun. (computing) A test of a computer system's access control, in which a user attempts to gain access to the system without the prescribed credentials
PENETRATION TESTS, noun. Plural of penetration test

Dictionary definition

PENETRATION, noun. An attack that penetrates into enemy territory.
PENETRATION, noun. Clear or deep perception of a situation.
PENETRATION, noun. The act of entering into or through something; "the penetration of upper management by women".
PENETRATION, noun. The ability to make way into or through something; "the greater penetration of the new projectiles will result in greater injuries".
PENETRATION, noun. The depth to which something penetrates (especially the depth reached by a projectile that hits a target).
PENETRATION, noun. The act (by a man) of inserting his penis into the vagina of a woman.

Wise words

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