penetrate into

penetrate into someone or something

to pierce into someone or something; to stick deep into someone or something. The lance penetrated into the knight, right through his armor. The bullet penetrated into the wall.
See also: penetrate
References in classic literature ?
The following are the principles to be observed by an invading force: The further you penetrate into a country, the greater will be the solidarity of your troops, and thus the defenders will not prevail against you.
Cromwell has thus allowed us more than ten times to penetrate into his very soul, when one would have conceived that soul to be enveloped in triple brass, as Horace has it.
Yes, their supreme lord and dictator was there, though hitherto unseen by any eyes not permitted to penetrate into the now sacred retreat of the cabin.
No young man of twenty-four appointed chief mate for the first time in his life would have let that Dutch tenacious winter penetrate into his heart.
A variety of studies have shown that drops can and frequently do penetrate into the middle ear through tympanostomy tubes.
Without the rapid formation of the skin, molten metal has more time to penetrate into the sand, creating the defect.
How deeply did they penetrate into Jupiter's atmosphere?
Although the polyester tire cord is covered with adhesive, it was found that amine compounds penetrate into the polyester layer.
Another method is to fill the casting cavity with pressurized parafin, which can penetrate into the smallest crevices or porous metal occlusions.
This has led many scientists to conclude the subducting slabs do not penetrate into the lower mantle.
People are coming around to the idea that slabs do penetrate into the lower mantle.
Like the scientists studying the traveltimes of deep earthquake waves, Silver and Chan are concluding that slabs penetrate into the lower mantle.
The PABI is a modified version of the existing Auditory Brainstem Implant (ABI) with the addition of an assembly of microelectrodes, designed to penetrate into the auditory portion of the brainstem (cochlear nucleus) and send sound signals to the brain.
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