infiltrator

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n infiltrator an intruder (as troops) with hostile intent
    • n infiltrator someone who takes up a position surreptitiously for the purpose of espionage
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Usage

In literature:

The nipping air began to infiltrate his dressing gown, and Roger returned to the kitchen, his small, lively face alight with zest.
"The Haunted Bookshop" by Christopher Morley
An infiltration is bound to end badly.
"The Jewish State" by Theodor Herzl
They dispatched a scouting party to infiltrate the territory to the north, to watch and wait their chance of capture.
"The Defiant Agents" by Andre Alice Norton
The only way it'll be found and destroyed, other than by sheer accident, is by infiltration.
"A Matter of Honor" by Ann Wilson
Round-cell infiltration and dilated blood vessels are found about the papillae and in the subcutaneous tissue.
"Essentials of Diseases of the Skin" by Henry Weightman Stelwagon
Also, a dense cellular tissue in the head of the sperm-whale, infiltrated with spermaceti.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
Deposits of the infiltration type in porous beds, such as Lake Superior copper conglomerates and African gold bankets.
"Principles of Mining" by Herbert C. Hoover
It has crept in as an infiltration, as one might call it, from the democratic system.
"The Cult of Incompetence" by Emile Faguet
If the frontal sinus is opened, air may infiltrate the scalp.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
He must have been a Guelfo spy, by coincidence infiltrating Lucera at the same time as Daoud.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
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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 manhunt continued for gunmen who infiltrated from Egypt.
Military officials said the incident was not connected to the earlier infiltration from Egypt.
They show that in 2007 the authorities infiltrated Mr Poveda-Ortega's operations.
The infiltration was part of an effort to dismantle the criminal organizations wreaking havoc south of the border, according to newly obtained Mexican government documents.
James Bond, Jason Bourne and Austin Powers: Spies infiltrate Hollywood.
William Rast to Infiltrate Malls.
Organized gangs and smugglers are infiltrating Canada's biggest airports, providing a breeding ground for international terrorism, critics say, citing information from a recently revealed federal police investigation.
Creston City Council approved the adoption of the inflow and infiltration policy during their regular meeting Tuesday.
One way proposed to try to solve the ongoing infiltration problem with the Tama sanitary sewer system is a process called "slip-lining.".
Infiltration or bad blood behind attacks in Afghanistan.
Jellyfish have infiltrated part of Barnegat Bay.
We need to ask questions about radical Islamic infiltration .
Franks defends request for probe of Muslim infiltration of government.
The West must guard against infiltration .
Temporary blindness and ophthalmoplegia due to local anesthetic infiltration of the nasal septum.
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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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