Meaning of interpenetration in English:


Pronunciation /ˌɪntəˌpɛnɪˈtreɪʃn/


See interpenetrate

‘He kept in view both the material and the symbolic, the public and private, the ‘outer’ culture and ‘inner’ psyche, while also insisting on the interpenetrations between these terms.’
  • ‘Thus, the knife opening up a wound in flesh is an attribute of the interpenetration of bodies, but the event of ‘being cut’ is what is expressed by the statement ‘He was cut with the knife’.’
  • ‘The interpenetration of these relationships between politicians, senior civil servants and private business is what ultimately paralyses the State in its endeavour to economic development.’
  • ‘He develops organic correspondences in the locomotion of faceless crowds by editing them into a new context while maintaining the interpenetration of time and space into one continuous form.’
  • ‘Globalization is not a phenomenon of the last decade - trade flows, human migration and the interpenetration of cultures are as old as human experience.’