Definition of penetration


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • penetration is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 13 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • penetration is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 16 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of penetration

  • clear or deep perception of a situation (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. insight

  • an attack that penetrates into enemy territory (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. incursion

  • the ability to make way into or through something (noun)

    Examples

    1. the greater penetration of the new projectiles will result in greater injuries

  • the act (by a man) of inserting his penis into the vagina of a woman (noun)

  • the act of entering into or through something (noun)

    Examples

    1. the penetration of upper management by women

  • the depth to which something penetrates (especially the depth reached by a projectile that hits a target) (noun)

See definition of penetration in Merriam Webster