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1. To enter into; to make way into the interior of; to effect an entrance into; to pierce; as, light penetrates darkness.

2. To affect profoundly through the senses or feelings; to touch with feeling; to make sensible; to move deeply; as, to penetrate one's heart with pity. The translator of homer should penetrate himself with a sense of the plainness and directness of Homer's style. (M. Arnold)

3. To pierce into by the mind; to arrive at the inner contents or meaning of, as of a mysterious or difficult subject; to comprehend; to understand. Things which here were too subtile for us to penetrate. (ray)

Origin: L. Penetratus, p.p. Of penetrare to penetrate; akin to penitus inward, inwardly, and perh. To pens with, in the power of, penus store of food, innermost part of a temple.

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... The models are suggesting that this "unknown thing" is coming throughout natural light. When a electro-magnetic spectrum of light penetrates inertial matter, its seven kind of vibrations (frequencies) imprints the process of life's cycle into that matter. But, then, the models ...

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What is the experiment/chemical called to test plant's life?

I see. What I meant was colouring with propidium iodide, which penetrates only dead cells and thus under microscope these are red.

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by JackBean
Mon Dec 12, 2011 8:44 am
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by RADIOhead
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AIDS – a tritium disease?

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