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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A process in which individuals (or small groups) penetrate an area (especially the military penetration of enemy positions without detection); The slow passage of a liquid through a filtering medium.

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  • The infiltration of seawater through the lava
  • The external walls, floor and roof are insulated to a high standard and air infiltration is minimised.
  • The size of soakpits and trenches may be designed using the long-term infiltration rates shown in Table 5.4.
  • After all, infiltration is a tactic the Others have used before, (well, before to us, if you see what I mean). for more
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