Example sentences for: penetrate

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

  • How much more deeply a sense of closure will penetrate is impossible to say--but that it will go deeper is without question.

  • Root-knot nematodes penetrate plant hosts and migrate between the cells in roots, where they induce formation of large multinucleate cells called 'giant cells'.

  • The animal rights movement has yet to penetrate Japan in any significant way: the cormorants’ throats are constricted so they can’t swallow the fish they catch underwater, and their owners retrieve the catch when the hapless birds resurface.

  • But gas prices begin to rise which allows coal to make a modest comeback with respect to scenario A. This is especially true as cleaner and more efficient coal technologies begin to penetrate the market as assumed in scenarios B through D. In order to offset the tendency for coal-generated emissions to increase, permit prices need to adjust upward.

  • Since a gentleman's word must still be his bond, the best I can offer is to stand romantically on a hill, the breeze flapping my duster coat around my legs, rolling a quarter across my knuckles, and watching as crack assault units of Hello Kitty, the Trenchcoat Mafia, and zombie-teen ninjas penetrate the Beltway.

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