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3 definitions found
 for interpenetrate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Interpenetrate \In`ter*pen"e*trate\, v. i.
     To penetrate each the other; to penetrate between bodies or
     their parts.
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     Interpenetrating molding (Arch.), in late Gothic
        architecture, a decoration by means of moldings which seem
        to pass through solid uprights, transoms, or other
        members; often, two sets of architectural members
        penetrating one another, in appearance, as if both had
        been plastic when they were put together.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Interpenetrate \In`ter*pen"e*trate\, v. t.
     To penetrate between or within; to penetrate mutually.
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           It interpenetrates my granite mass.      --Shelley.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  interpenetrate
      v 1: penetrate mutually or be interlocked; "The territories of
           two married people interpenetrate a lot" [syn:
           interpenetrate, permeate]
      2: spread or diffuse through; "An atmosphere of distrust has
         permeated this administration"; "music penetrated the entire
         building"; "His campaign was riddled with accusations and
         personal attacks" [syn: permeate, pervade, penetrate,
         interpenetrate, diffuse, imbue, riddle]

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