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Penetration

Pen´e`tra`tion
n.1.The act or process of penetrating, piercing, or entering; also, the act of mentally penetrating into, or comprehending, anything difficult.
A penetration into the difficulties of algebra.
- Watts.
2.Acuteness; insight; sharp discoverment; sagacity; as, a person of singular penetration.
Noun1.penetration - an attack that penetrates into enemy territory
Synonyms: incursion
2.penetration - clear or deep perception of a situation
Synonyms: insight
3.penetration - the act of entering into or through something; "the penetration of upper management by women"
4.penetration - the ability to make way into or through something; "the greater penetration of the new projectiles will result in greater injuries"
5.penetration - the depth to which something penetrates (especially the depth reached by a projectile that hits a target)
6.penetration - the act (by a man) of inserting his penis into the vagina of a woman

PENETRATION, crimes. The act of inserting the penis into the female organs of generation. 9 Car. & Pa 118; S. C. 38 E. C. L. R. 63. See 8 Car. & Payne, 614; 34 E. C. L. R. 562; 5 C. & P. 321; S. C. 24 E, C. L. R. 339; 9 C. & P. 31 Id. 752; 38 E. C. L. R. 320. But in order to commit the crime of rape, it is requisite that the penetration should be such as to rupture the hymen. 5 C. & P. 321.
     2. This has been denied to be sufficient to constitute a rape without emission. (q.v.) Bee, on this subject, 12 Co. 37; Hawk. bk 1, c. 41, s. 3; 1 Hale, P. C. 628; 1 East, P. C. 437, 8; Russ & Ry. C. C. 519; 6 C. & P. 351; 5 C. & P. 297, 321; S. C. 24 E. C. L. R. 339; 1 Chit. Med. Jur. 386 to 395; 1 Virg. Cas. 307; 4 Mood. Cr. Cas. 142, 337; 4 Car. & P. 249; 1 Par. & Fonb. 433; 2 Mood. & M. C. N. P. 122; 1 Russ. C. & M 560; 1 East, P. C. 437.

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