Example sentences for: penetration

How can you use “penetration” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • USA Today , which runs the oil story as its off-lead, leads with the revelation that last fall, the State Department shut down some of its worldwide computer systems because of a suspected penetration by hackers.

  • 25) = 0.29, a plausible increase in the penetration of computer ownership by households over the course of a single year.

  • Another set of experiences that would affect the capacity of the CIA to cope with the new terrorism traced back to the early Cold War, when the Agency developed a concern, bordering on paranoia, about penetration by the Soviet KGB.

  • The advent of Linux; the continued penetration of Java; the merger between AOL and Netscape; and the rapid growth in PDAs and non-desktop applications: All of these are phenomena that don't fit into the picture of a computing world in which domination of the PC operating system translates into domination elsewhere.

  • In the Treaty of Nanking (1842) China was compelled to open five of its ports to foreign economic and political penetration, and even to compensate the opium smugglers for their losses.


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