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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of being admitting of passage to or through (by people or light or missiles etc.).

Usage examples (27)
  • Thus every chemical element, when irradiated by X-rays, emits two rays of different penetrability, that is to say, every element can by fluorescence emit an X-ray...
  • Of these, the K-series have the greater penetrability.
  • The debate is the next day, so Cox wants to run out to the library to scout out its penetrability.
  • Since neutrons are electrically neutral, they have great penetrability and hence search the whole sample. for more
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