penetrant

See also: pénétrant

EnglishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

penetrant (comparative more penetrant, superlative most penetrant)

  1. That penetrates.
  2. Piercing.

NounEdit

penetrant (plural penetrants)

  1. Something, especially a liquid, that penetrates.

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CatalanEdit

VerbEdit

penetrant

  1. present participle of penetrar

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Likely borrowed from French pénétrant.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌpeː.nəˈtrɑnt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: pe‧ne‧trant
  • Rhymes: -ɑnt

AdjectiveEdit

penetrant (comparative penetranter, superlative penetrantst)

  1. (of smells) pungent, penetrating

InflectionEdit

Inflection of penetrant
uninflected penetrant
inflected penetrante
comparative penetranter
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial penetrant penetranter het penetrantst
het penetrantste
indefinite m./f. sing. penetrante penetrantere penetrantste
n. sing. penetrant penetranter penetrantste
plural penetrante penetrantere penetrantste
definite penetrante penetrantere penetrantste
partitive penetrants penetranters

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French pénétrant.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [peneˈtʀant]
  • (file)
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ant
  • Hyphenation: pe‧ne‧trant

AdjectiveEdit

penetrant (comparative penetranter, superlative am penetrantesten)

  1. (of a sound, voice, etc.) piercing
  2. (of a smell, etc.) penetrating
  3. pushy, obtrusive

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LatinEdit

VerbEdit

penetrant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of penetrō