Mutually penetrative (overlapping each other in space)

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  • Interpenetrative — In ter*pen e*tra*tive, a. Penetrating among or between other substances; penetrating each the other; mutually penetrative. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • interpenetrative — in·ter·penetrative …   English syllables

  • interpenetrative — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Differentiation (sociology) — See articles: sociology, sociological theory, social theory, and system theory Differentiation is a term in system theory (found in sociology.) From the viewpoint of this theory, the principal feature of modern society is the increased process of …   Wikipedia

  • interpenetrate — interpenetrable /in teuhr pen i treuh beuhl/, adj. interpenetrant, adj. interpenetration, n. interpenetrative, adj. /in teuhr pen i trayt /, v. interpenetrated, interpenetrating. v.t. 1. to penetrate thoroughly; permeate. 2. to penetrate with… …   Universalium

  • interpenetrate — verb mix or merge together. Derivatives interpenetration noun interpenetrative adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • interpenetrate — [c]/ɪntəˈpɛnətreɪt/ (say intuh penuhtrayt) verb (interpenetrated, interpenetrating) –verb (t) 1. to penetrate thoroughly; permeate. 2. to penetrate reciprocally. –verb (i) 3. to penetrate between things or parts. 4. to penetrate each other.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • interpenetrate — [in΄tər pen′ə trāt΄] vt. interpenetrated, interpenetrating 1. to penetrate thoroughly; pervade; permeate 2. to penetrate (each other) reciprocally or mutually vi. 1. to penetrate each other 2. to penetrate between parts, etc. interpenetration n.… …   English World dictionary

  • interpenetrate — v. 1 intr. (of two things) penetrate each other. 2 tr. pervade; penetrate thoroughly. Derivatives: interpenetration n. interpenetrative adj …   Useful english dictionary

  • interpenetratively — adverb see interpenetrative …   Useful english dictionary

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