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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Interpenetrate  \In`ter*pen"e*trate\,  v.  t. 
  To  penetrate  between  or  within;  to  penetrate  mutually. 
 
  It  interpenetrates  my  granite  mass.  --Shelley. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Interpenetrate  \In`ter*pen"e*trate\,  v.  i. 
  To  penetrate  each  the  other  to  penetrate  between  bodies  or 
  their  parts 
 
  {Interpenetrating  molding}  (Arch.),  in  late  Gothic 
  architecture,  a  decoration  by  means  of  moldings  which  seem 
  to  pass  through  solid  uprights,  transoms,  or  other 
  members;  often  two  sets  of  architectural  members 
  penetrating  one  another,  in  appearance,  as  if  both  had 
  been  plastic  when  they  were  put  together. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  interpenetrate 
  v  :  penetrate  mutually  or  be  interlocked;  "The  territories  of 
  two  married  people  interpenetrate  a  lot"  [syn:  {permeate}] 




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