penetrable


penetrable
I adjective able to be pierced, absorbent, accessible, agape, ajar, assailable, attackable, conquerable, dehiscent, foraminated, foraminous, gaping, open, opened, passable, penetrabilis, perforable, perforated, permeable, pervious, pervius, porous, pregnable, receptive, riddled, susceptible, unclosed, vincible, vulnerable, wide open, yawning II index cognizable, coherent (clear), comprehensible, passable, scrutable, vulnerable

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  • pénétrable — [ penetrabl ] adj. • 1370; lat. penetrabilis, de penetrare « pénétrer » 1 ♦ Où il est possible de pénétrer. Pénétrable à l eau, à la lumière. ⇒ perméable. 2 ♦ (1690) Qu on peut comprendre. Mystère, secret difficilement pénétrable. ⇒… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Penetrable — Pen e*tra*ble, a. [L. penetrabilus: cf. F. p[ e]n[ e]trable.] Capable of being penetrated, entered, or pierced. Used also figuratively. [1913 Webster] And pierce his only penetrable part. Dryden. [1913 Webster] I am not made of stones, But… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • penetrable — adjetivo 1. Uso/registro: restringido. Que se puede penetrar: un cuerpo penetrable. Antónimo: impenetrable. 2. Que se puede llegar a entender o descifrar: Su padre es un misterio difícilmente penetrable. Antónimo …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • penetrable — Penetrable. adj. de tout genre. Qu on peut penetrer, où l on peut penetrer. Ce bois est si espais en ce lieu là, qu il n est pas penetrable …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • penetrable — early 15c., “penetrating,” from L. penetrabilis, from penetrare (see PENETRATE (Cf. penetrate)). Meaning “capable of being penetrated” is attested from 1530s; figurative use by 1590s. Related: Penetrability …   Etymology dictionary

  • penetrable — (Del lat. penetrabĭlis). 1. adj. Que se puede penetrar. 2. Que fácilmente se penetra (ǁ se comprende) …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • penetrable — [pen′i trə bəl] adj. that can be penetrated penetrability n. penetrably adv …   English World dictionary

  • pénétrable — (pé né tra bl ) adj. 1°   Dans quoi l on peut pénétrer. •   Pour arriver à des points fixes d où l on puisse compter le mouvement absolu des corps, on imagine un espace sans bornes, immobile et pénétrable à la matière, LA PLACE Expos. III, 1.… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • penetrable — adjective 1. admitting of penetration or passage into or through a penetrable wall penetrable defenses • Ant: ↑impenetrable • Derivationally related forms: ↑penetrability 2. capable of being penetrated penetrable de …   Useful english dictionary

  • penetrable — ► adjetivo 1 Que puede ser penetrado. 2 Que es fácil de entender: ■ defendió su tesis con argumentos penetrables para todos. SINÓNIMO claro * * * penetrable adj. Susceptible de ser penetrado. ⇒ Permeable, traspasable. ➢ Impenetrable. * * *… …   Enciclopedia Universal


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