Dictionary Definition

interpenetration

Noun

1 the action of penetrating between or among
2 mutual penetration; diffusion of each through the other [syn: permeation]

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Pronunciation

Noun

  1. The act of penetrating between or within other substances; mutual penetration.

Extensive Definition

Interpenetration may refer to:
  • Interpenetration, a concept of Buddhist philosophy proposed in the Avatamsaka Sutra.
  • Interpenetration, in computer 3D modelling collision detection, is where two objects collide and become stuck inside one another, unable to separate
  • Interpenetration, in chemistry, or interdiffusion of at least two gas, liquid, or solid phases to a mixture
  • Interpenetration, classical musical pieces by Joji Yuasa
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