penetrant

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

penetrant (comparative more penetrant, superlative most penetrant)

  1. That penetrates
  2. piercing

Noun[edit]

penetrant (plural penetrants)

  1. Something that penetrates, especially such a liquid

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French pénétrant.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [peneˈtʀant]
  • Hyphenation: pe‧ne‧trant

Adjective[edit]

penetrant (comparative penetranter, superlative am penetrantesten)

  1. (of a sound, voice, etc.) piercing
  2. (of a smell, etc.) penetrating
  3. pushy, obtrusive

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Verb[edit]

penētrant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of penētrō