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The old 7 Series, the E38, was an elegant car, an evolution of the classic BMW look. But it wasn't penetrating the luxury market as we desired. It just didn't have the presence to be noticed.
Chris Bangle

Meaning of "penetrating" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PENETRATING

penetrating  [ˈpɛnɪˌtreɪtɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PENETRATING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Penetrating is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES PENETRATING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of penetrating in the English dictionary

The definition of penetrating in the dictionary is tending to or able to penetrate.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PENETRATING


dating
ˈdeɪtɪŋ
decorating
ˈdɛkəˌreɪtɪŋ
derating
diːˈreɪtɪŋ
exasperating
ɪɡˈzɑːspəreɪtɪŋ
exhilarating
ɪɡˈzɪləˌreɪtɪŋ
fascinating
ˈfæsɪˌneɪtɪŋ
frustrating
frʌˈstreɪtɪŋ
grating
ˈɡreɪtɪŋ
incorporating
ɪnˈkɔːpəˌreɪtɪŋ
invigorating
ɪnˈvɪɡəˌreɪtɪŋ
invigoration
ɪnˈvɪɡəˌreɪtɪŋ
invigorator
ɪnˈvɪɡəˌreɪtɪŋ
liberating
ˈlɪbəreɪtɪŋ
nonoperating
ˌnɒnˈɒpəˌreɪtɪŋ
operating
ˈɒpəreɪtɪŋ
preponderating
prɪˈpɒndəˌreɪtɪŋ
rating
ˈreɪtɪŋ
vibrating
vaɪˈbreɪtɪŋ
waiting
ˈweɪtɪŋ
zero-rating
ˈzɪərəʊˌreɪtɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PENETRATING

peneplanation
peneplane
penes
penetrability
penetrable
penetrableness
penetrably
penetralia
penetralian
penetrance
penetrancy
penetrant
penetrate
penetratingly
penetration
penetrative
penetratively
penetrativeness
penetrator
penetrometer

WORDS THAT END LIKE PENETRATING

accounting
alternating
beating
boating
calculating
cheating
coating
communicating
devastating
eating
floating
heating
humiliating
mating
oscillating
overheating
repeating
rotating
seating
star rating
stimulating

Synonyms and antonyms of penetrating in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «PENETRATING»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «penetrating» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of penetrating

Translation of «penetrating» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PENETRATING

Find out the translation of penetrating to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of penetrating from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «penetrating» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

刺耳的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

penetrante
570 millions of speakers

English

penetrating
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मर्मज्ञ
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

اختراق
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

проникая
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

penetrante
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

তীক্ষ্ন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

perçant
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Menembusi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

durchdringend
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

甲高い
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

날카로운
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Penetrating
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thâm nhập
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஊடுருவும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

भेदक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

delici
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

penetrante
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

przenikliwy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

проникаючи
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

penetrant
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

διεισδυτική
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

indringende
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

penetrerande
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

trengende
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of penetrating

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PENETRATING»

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about penetrating

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10 QUOTES WITH «PENETRATING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word penetrating.
1
Bille August
The novel is a penetrating study of morals and ethics.
2
Chris Bangle
The old 7 Series, the E38, was an elegant car, an evolution of the classic BMW look. But it wasn't penetrating the luxury market as we desired. It just didn't have the presence to be noticed.
3
Cofer Black
We worked to develop our own operations to advance U.S. counterterrorism objectives by penetrating terrorist safe havens and collecting intelligence that would inform policy and enable our own operations.
4
Thomas Clarkson
There are few retreats, that can escape the penetrating eye of avarice.
5
Michael Cunningham
You have started the book with this bubble over your head that contains a cathedral full of fire - that contains a novel so vast and great and penetrating and bright and dark that it will put all other novels ever written to shame. And then, as you get towards the end, you begin to realise, no, it's just this book.
6
Frederic William Farrar
But in the life of every man there are influences of a far more real and penetrating character than those which come through the medium of schools or teachers.
7
Kenneth Grahame
Spring was moving in the air above and in the earth below and around him, penetrating even his dark and lowly little house with its spirit of divine discontent and longing.
8
Victor Francis Hess
The application of a strong magnetic field enables the measurement of the energy of the most penetrating particles to be carried out, and the method may be capable of still further extension and improvement.
9
Max von Laue
For in 1900 all electromagnetic radiation of longer wavelengths was already known at least to the extent that one could not seek in it the more striking characteristics of X-rays such as, for example, the strong penetrating power.
10
Rita Levi-Montalcini
I told Mother of my decision to study medicine. She encouraged me to speak to Father... I began in a roundabout way... He listened, looking at me with that serious and penetrating gaze of his that caused me such trepidation, and asked whether I knew what I wanted to do.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PENETRATING»

Discover the use of penetrating in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to penetrating and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Ground Penetrating Radar, 2nd Edition
This book describes the key elements of the subject of surface penetrating radar, and in general terms the inter-relationship between those topics in electromagnetism, soil science, geophysics and signal processing which form part of its ...
David J. Daniels, 2004
2
Interpreting Ground-penetrating Radar for Archaeology
Using 20 years of data from more than 600 ground-penetrating radar surveys, Lawrence Conyers provides the consumer of GPR studies with basic information on how to read and interpret GPR data for identifying subsurface remains and do ...
Lawrence B Conyers, 2012
3
Ground Penetrating Radar Theory and Applications
This book will provide sufficient detail to allow both practitioners and newcomers to the area of GPR to use it as a handbook and primary research reference. *Review of GPR theory and applications by leaders in the field *Up-to-date ...
Harry M. Jol, 2008
4
Cell-Penetrating Peptides: Processes and Applications
This book fills the need for a comprehensive update of the research concerning these specialized peptides, called cell-penetrating peptides (CPPs), to which the drug molecule can attach and pass through the cell membrane.
Ulo Langel, 2002
5
Penetrating the Darkness: Discovering the Power of the Cross ...
Evidence that evil is flourishing faces Christians every day, leaving many feeling hopeless and helpless. What they don't realize, says esteemed pastor Jack Hayford, is the power that is theirs through the cross.
Jack Hayford, 2011
6
Advances in Near-surface Seismology and Ground-penetrating Radar
Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Development Series, Volume 15.
Richard D. Miller, John H. Bradford, Klaus Holliger, 2010
7
Penetrating Trauma: A Practical Guide on Operative Technique ...
Surgery needs skill. Skill needs knowledge. Knowledge of tricks, moves, and tools. This book is about such knowledge. Expert authors have contributed technical pearls, gained by years of experience.
George C. Velmahos, Elias Degiannis, Dietrich Doll, 2011
8
Handbook of Cell-Penetrating Peptides, Second Edition
In this second edition of the Handbook of Cell-Penetrating Peptides, the authors summarize the current state of the field including recent reevaluations of earlier studies of CPP mechanisms.
Ulo Langel, 2006
9
Ground-Penetrating Radar for Archaeology
Chignell, Richard I. 2004 The Radio Licensing of GPR Systems in Europe. In Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar : Iune 21—24, Delft, the Netherlands. Evert Slob, Alex Yarovoy, and Ian Rhebergen, ...
Lawrence B. Conyers, 2013
10
South Park and Philosophy: Bigger, Longer, and More Penetrating
This collection of essays affirms that possibility. Individual chapters take a sometimes witty, often provocative look at “Is South Park a Libertarian Manifesto?", "That's So Gay!", and "Why Is Cartman Such an Asshole?”.
Richard Hanley, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PENETRATING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term penetrating is used in the context of the following news items.
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Europe just invested over $380 million in an alien-hunting space …
Ice-penetrating radar, to assess how deep the oceans on these moons really are. Sensors that can measure the level of radiation these moons ... «Waynesboro Record Herald, Jul 15»
2
Frightening and exhausting but an exhilarating way to reach the top
As the wind started to bite us – penetrating even the waterproof I had borrowed from the Mayor of Ayas – my morale began to sink yet further. «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
3
The Origins of Putin's Foreign Policy
... by Kremlin-friendly companies ensured that penetrating criticism or serious opposition to the regime would not actually challenge his power. «The Moscow Times, Jul 15»
4
Celebrated Stratford director Robin Phillips dies aged 73
“Jackie is so compelling and so bizarre and so penetrating that she demands your full attention. And God help you if you don't pay attention to ... «The Globe and Mail, Jul 15»
5
Maturing Waterford serve notice of revival
But a Gleeson sideline from another penetrating Barron run nipped any momentum in the bud and Shanahan closed it out when Philip ... «Irish Independent, Jul 15»
6
Man injured after reported shooting in North Austin
Once they arrived at the scene near Rundberg Lane, Austin-Travis County EMS reports that they found a man with "penetrating trauma. «KVUE, Jul 15»
7
Sharjah fishing village brings back memories of earlier time
The scientists surveyed the area with the help of ground-penetrating radar and magnetometry. The techniques allow for the remains of ... «The National, Jul 15»
8
Government to pay for guard forced to move after Ravenhall riot
... were injured in the 15-hour Ravenhall riot, with inmates lighting fires, ramming exit doors and penetrating an administrative control room. «The Age, Jul 15»
9
Gregg Popovich: 'You pay the price if you don't make threes'
So, you try to have a balance between penetrating and [jump-shooting]. But when you penetrate you always think about kicking it to that ... «FOXSports.com, Jul 15»
10
Resumption of U.S.-Cuba relations isn't expected to set off a …
“There are some who want to give it to us free, but they're not doing it so the Cuban people can communicate but for the purpose of penetrating ... «Miami Herald, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Penetrating [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/penetrating>. Nov 2019 ».
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