Definition of penetrable in English:


Line breaks: pene|trable
Pronunciation: /ˈpɛnɪtrəbl


  • 2Possible to understand; understandable: the translation makes the original text penetrable
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    • This is a form of deep culture that is not necessarily penetrable solely by money, free fees or student loans.
    • The result can be criticism that is less penetrable than the work it addresses.
    • His screenplay is naturalistic, contemporary and penetrable, thus overcoming a presumed difficulty with the original language used in the text.



Pronunciation: /-trəˈbɪlɪti/
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  • While this contrast underlines the difference in social class, the point is one of vulnerability and penetrability.
  • A well-aggregated soil structure ensures appropriate soil tilth, soil - plant water relations, water infiltration rates, soil aeration, root penetrability and organic matter accumulation, which all contribute to soil quality.
  • It took my intense week of counselor training to infiltrate the secure stone wall of created consciousness that had prevented me from recognizing my own penetrability.

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