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infiltrate


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Infiltrate  \In*fil"trate\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Infiltrated};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Infiltrating}.]  [Pref.  in-  +  filtrate:  cf  F, 
  s'infiltrer.  Cf  {Infilter}.] 
  To  enter  by  penetrating  the  pores  or  interstices  of  a 
  substance;  to  filter  into  or  through  something 
 
  The  water  infiltrates  through  the  porous  rock. 
  --Addison. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Infiltrate  \In*fil"trate\,  v.  t. 
  To  penetrate  gradually;  --  sometimes  used  reflexively.  --J. 
  S.  Mill. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  infiltrate 
  v  1:  cause  (a  liquid)  to  enter  by  penetrating  the  interstices 
  2:  join  a  group  in  order  to  spy  on  the  members 
  3:  pass  through  an  enemy-line;  in  a  military  conflict  [syn:  {pass 
  through}] 




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