Infiltrative

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Infiltrative Of or pertaining to infiltration.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • infiltrative Producing infiltration; of the nature of infiltration.
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Usage

In literature:

Infiltration had taken place, a slip had followed.
"Les Misérables Complete in Five Volumes" by Victor Hugo
It was no doubt the result of infiltrations which had come from abroad.
"George Sand, Some Aspects of Her Life and Writings" by Rene Doumic
The largest was the size of a florin, and had elevated borders, somewhat infiltrated; they were covered with a brown, dry scab.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
As the Latin-quarter element in Brigitte's salon became more rare and less assiduous, a livelier Paris began to infiltrate it.
"The Lesser Bourgeoisie" by Honore de Balzac
A pair of perfumed gloves were known to have infiltrated mortal illness through the pores of the skin.
"Catherine de' Medici" by Honore de Balzac
The liquid remains in it quite well, without any trace of infiltration.
"Bramble-bees and Others" by J. Henri Fabre
Infiltration had evidently commenced, a perfect stream ran down, invading the crypt, whenever there was heavy rain.
"Lourdes From the "Three Cities"" by Emile Zola
Infiltration had evidently commenced, a perfect stream ran down, invading the crypt, whenever there was heavy rain.
"The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete Lourdes, Rome and Paris" by Emile Zola
On trouve aussi dans ces breches des infiltrations de quartz.
"Theory of the Earth, Volume 1 (of 4)" by James Hutton
On voit de tous cotes que l'eau s'y infiltre et s'y perd.
"Theory of the Earth, Volume 2 (of 4)" by James Hutton
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In poetry:

Coming by night, furtively, one by one
They infiltrate according to the Plan,
Their orders memorized and their disguise
Impenetrable. With the rising sun
Our citizens welcome them. Nobody can
Think that such charming creatures might be spies.
"The Invaders" by A D Hope

In news:

A would-be bomber who was supposed to blow up a U.S.-bound airliner turned out to be a Saudi who had infiltrated al-Qaida's Yemen-based branch.
BEER Over the past 30 years, California microbrew has conquered niche markets and infiltrated the mainstream.
Moynihan liked the term " semantic infiltration," which I introduced in an article in 1972.
Sarah Palin infiltrates the 'lamestream media' while former son-in-law makes news.
WASHINGTON — The White House is acknowledging an attempt to infiltrate its computer system, but says it thwarted the effort and that no classified networks were threatened.
WASHINGTON — The White House is acknowledging an attempt to infiltrate its computer system but says it thwarted the effort.
Mexican groups currently use Central American gangs to launder money, infiltrate local police, and traffic drugs.
" Valkyrie " is a fascinating story: A US soldier is assigned to infiltrate the Nazi stronghold and assassinate Hitler.
State-of-the-art facility provides a controlled testing environment of air and moisture infiltration/exfiltration in air barrier systems and building enclosures.
ONE-PUTT G prevents the effect of Localized Dry Spot in turfgrass by improving the rate and depth of water infiltration for 4 to 6 months.
According to the executive summary for a GBA report, reducing the inflow and infiltration in the sanitary sewer system can lower costs associated with wastewater treatment plant permit requirements.
After the tiny feline infiltrated the tough security at Soho Beach House, it was scooped up by Moore and taken to the.
Retired Franklin County Sergeant Michael Powell has spent decades infiltrating the drug trade in central Ohio.
Without precipitation, lime applied to help balance pH in spring 2012 cannot infiltrate the soil and take full effect.
For six months in 2011, cyberspies infiltrated, undetected, at least 20 commercial and industrial organizations on three continents, states a new report by a US-based cybersecurity firm.
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In science:

The ice in Moore‟s bay is glacial ice, so should be free of impurities; we do not see any evidence of infiltrating brine layers in the radio reflections.
A prototype station for ARIANNA: a detector for cosmic neutrinos
Furthermore, nimesulide significantly attenuated the blood-brain barrier (BBB) damage and leukocyte infiltration (as measured by EB leakage and MPO activity, respectively) seen at 48 h after the initial ischemic episode.
Post-ischaemic treatment with the cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor nimesulide reduces blood-brain barrier disruption and leukocyte infiltration following transient focal cerebral ischaemia in rats
It has been shown that after several hours of the onset of ischemia, there is a significant disruption of the blood-brain barrier (BBB) followed by a massive infiltration of polymorphonuclear (PMN) leukocytes (Rosenberg et al. 1998;Batteur-Parmentier et al. 2000;Martin et al. 2006).
Post-ischaemic treatment with the cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor nimesulide reduces blood-brain barrier disruption and leukocyte infiltration following transient focal cerebral ischaemia in rats
In the experiments in which animals were sacrificed after 48 h of reperfusion for evaluating BBB damage, leukocyte infiltration, and edema, drugs were given either immediately or starting 6 h after MCAO, with additional doses at 6, 12, 24 and 36 h.
Post-ischaemic treatment with the cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor nimesulide reduces blood-brain barrier disruption and leukocyte infiltration following transient focal cerebral ischaemia in rats
By measuring the activity of an enzymatic marker of these inflammatory cells (MPO), we assessed the degree of leukocyte infiltration into the cerebral cortex and subcortical regions following the focal ischemic event.
Post-ischaemic treatment with the cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor nimesulide reduces blood-brain barrier disruption and leukocyte infiltration following transient focal cerebral ischaemia in rats
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