interpenetration

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

inter- +‎ penetration

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

interpenetration (countable and uncountable, plural interpenetrations)

  1. The act of penetrating between or within other substances; mutual penetration.
  2. The situation of two or more bodies overlapping in three-dimensional space, with part of the bodies lying within each other.

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