penetrant

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See also: pénétrant

English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

penetrant (comparative more penetrant, superlative most penetrant)

  1. That penetrates.
  2. Piercing.

Noun[edit]

penetrant (plural penetrants)

  1. Something, especially a liquid, that penetrates.

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Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

penetrant

  1. present participle of penetrar

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Likely borrowed from French pénétrant.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌpeː.nəˈtrɑnt/
  • Hyphenation: pe‧ne‧trant
  • Rhymes: -ɑnt

Adjective[edit]

penetrant (comparative penetranter, superlative penetrantst)

  1. (of smells) pungent, penetrating

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of penetrant
uninflected penetrant
inflected penetrante
comparative penetranter
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial penetrant penetranter het penetrantst
het penetrantste
indefinite m./f. sing. penetrante penetrantere penetrantste
n. sing. penetrant penetranter penetrantste
plural penetrante penetrantere penetrantste
definite penetrante penetrantere penetrantste
partitive penetrants penetranters

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French pénétrant.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [peneˈtʀant]
  • (file)
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ant
  • 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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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

penetrant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of penetrō