Interpenetrative

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Interpenetrative Penetrating among or between other substances; penetrating each the other; mutually penetrative.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • interpenetrative Reciprocally penetrating; mutually penetrative.
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Usage

In literature:

More likely it was because she had both imagination and a stubborn will, curiously balancing and interpenetrating each other.
"Song of the Lark" by Willa Cather
Whatever be its solution, all the individual phases mutually extend and interpenetrate one another.
"A New Philosophy: Henri Bergson" by Edouard le Roy
Could both be real, interpenetrating yet unmingling?
"Lilith" by George MacDonald
What, again, is meant by saying that "the soul of the world is the Divine energy which interpenetrates every portion of the mass"?
"God the Known and God the Unknown" by Samuel Butler
Such a mutually interpenetrative consciousness there was between the father and the old physician.
"Elsie Venner" by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
This interpenetration of images does not come about by chance.
"Laughter: An Essay on the Meaning of the Comic" by Henri Bergson
By true love, I mean the love which interpenetrates the soul, and once given can never die.
"The Parisians, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
To get it all you must live there, to be interpenetrated by its glory of decay.
"The Conquest of Fear" by Basil King
In the finely developed woman, intelligence is interpenetrated with emotion.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 6 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
And thus, from life to life, goes on the great interpenetrating, intermingling flux of things!
"Lady Merton, Colonist" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
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In poetry:

Clear your coil of kinkings
Into perfect plaiting,
Locking loops and linkings
Interpenetrating.
"Cats Cradle Song," by James Clerk Maxwell
Air, soil, water, fire—these are words;
I myself am a word with them—my qualities interpenetrate with
theirs—my name is nothing to them;
Though it were told in the three thousand languages, what would air,
soil, water, fire, know of my name?
"Carol Of Words" by Walt Whitman

In science:

Interpenetration of the left- and right-handed pathways occurs such that the numbers of rows in the two pathways are successive Fibonacci numbers.
Quantum Computation in Brain Microtubules? Decoherence and Biological Feasibility
The off-diagonal block structure of H implements the fact that hopping is restricted between the interpenetrating sublattices ΛA and ΛB .
Numerical Replica Limit for the Density Correlation of the Random Dirac Fermion
In the typical case of square lattices the only way not to have a massive domain, which would scale with the Euclidean dimension of the system, is to have enough interpenetrating domains of both spin orientations.
Susceptibility and Percolation in 2D Random Field Ising Magnets
Since the disks cannot interpenetrate, the ring-shaped cavity corresponds to their arrangement in the form of a necklace.
Coherent Random Lasing and "Almost Localized" Photon Modes
The existence of chaotic solutions imples that the initial volume will fragment, forming whorls and tendrils that interpenetrate all the available phase space without changing its volume, forming an interwoven fractal structure.
From Knowledge, Knowability and the Search for Objective Randomness to a New Vision of Complexity
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