Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Susceptibility of being penetrated; capability of occupying a place occupied at the same time by something else.
- n. The extent to which something is penetrable
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The quality of being penetrable; susceptibility of being penetrated, entered, or pierced.
- n. the quality of being penetrable (by people or light or missiles etc.)
“Thus every chemical element, when irradiated by X-rays, emits two rays of different penetrability, that is to say, every element can by fluorescence emit an X-ray spectrum of two lines or line-groups, the so-called K-series and L-series.”
“U.S. repatriate Billie Cohen, a New York magazine editor who once worked in Singapore, chalked the country's low penetrability rating up to a well-organized expat network.”
“Ambassador Munteanu: Moldova is one of the most open world economies in terms of access to the market and penetrability of foreign goods.”
“We began tests on the penetrability and connectivity of the registry," he said.”
“The debate is the next day, so Cox wants to run out to the library to scout out its penetrability.”
“Both isotropy and Quineanness are features that preclude encapsulation, since their possession by a system would require potentially unlimited access to the contents of central memory, and hence cognitive penetrability to the max.”
“[N] othing about any of the findings we have discussed establishes the synchronic cognitive penetrability of the MÃ¼ller-Lyer stimuli.”
“Susceptibility to the MÃ¼ller-Lyer illusion, theory-neutral observation, and the diachronic penetrability of the visual input system.”
“In a subsequent paper, Pylyshyn (1978) introduced an important new argument against pictorialism, based on the concepts (which he introduced) of cognitive penetrability and impenetrability.”
“However that may be, I wish, for the novelty of the thing, that this incomprehensible penetrability could be admitted.”
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