Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Penetrate"

The meaning of "Penetrate" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does penetrating mean?
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Example sentences using "Penetrate"

Q: Please show me example sentences with penetrate.
A: thank you!
Q: Please show me example sentences with penetrate.
A: “The blade penetrated the skin very deep, so I had to get stitches.”

“After digging at the snow from being trapped under an avalanche, I finally managed to penetrate to the surface.”

“When I was shoot in the line of duty I was hit twice. One penetrated completely through my shoulder, and the other penetrated my leg, but didn’t go all the way through.”
Q: Please show me example sentences with penetrate.
A: Most of the time penetrate is like in sexual activity.

But it can be used as a verb.

Ex: she penetrated through the thin layer of ice when she jumped.

Synonyms of "Penetrate" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between penetrate and perforate and drill ?
A: They mean similar things. Penetrate means to go into or through something, often with force. When you cut a cake, the knife penetrates the cake. Perforate means to make a hole or several holes. It is often used in reference to paper, as it is used to make an edge that is easy to tear (such as the tiny holes between sheets of toilet paper). Drill would usually be used when a specific instrument (a drill) is used. You might drill a screw into wood, or a large machine can drill into the ground.
Q: What is the difference between penetrate and percolate ?
A: "penetrate" has more of a forceful, effective nuance. Example: The gel's warmth penetrated deeply through the dense muscle tissue and helped the athlete relax.

"percolate" can have a similar meaning of passing through material, but it has a gentler nuance. Example: The bubbles of oxygen percolated towards the surface.
Q: What is the difference between penetrate and pierce ?
A: if the arrow went all the way through the Apple then it was penetrated
but if it only went through the skin (the top layer) it was pierced.
Q: What is the difference between penetrate and permeate ?
A: Penetrate has the idea of cutting/breaking through.
Permeate has the idea of spreading through.

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Q: Please show me how to pronounce penetrate.
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Q: Please show me how to pronounce penetrate.
A: Pen-ih-tr-ate.

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