Infiltrate

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Infiltrate Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    infiltrate v
  1. cause (a liquid) to enter by penetrating the interstices
  2. enter a group or organization in order to spy on the members; "The student organization was infiltrated by a traitor" [syn: penetrate]
  3. pass into or through by filtering or permeating; "the substance infiltrated the material"
  4. pass through an enemy-line; in a military conflict [syn: pass through}]
Infiltrate Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Infiltrate \In*fil"trate\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Infiltrated; p. pr. & vb. n. Infiltrating.] [Pref. in- + filtrate: cf. F, s'infiltrer. Cf. Infilter.] To enter by penetrating the pores or interstices of a substance; to filter into or through something. The water infiltrates through the porous rock. --Addison.
Infiltrate Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Infiltrate \In*fil"trate\, v. t. To penetrate gradually; -- sometimes used reflexively. --J. S. Mill.

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  • Gaza Strip tunnels: why are they so important?
    Israel has identified a series of tunnels built by Hamas to store weapons and infiltrate its fighters into Israel as its prime military target. But what are the tunnels, and why are they so important? Read more on this news related to 'Infiltrate'
  • Militants infiltrate Israel
    Since the Israeli operation began on July 8, huge numbers of Gazans have fled their homes, with more than 85,000 people taking shelter in 67 schools run by UNRWA, the UN agency for Palestinian refugees, a spokesman said. Read more on this news related to 'Infiltrate'
  • Hamas militants infiltrate Israel through tunnels as Gaza death toll tops 500
    Israeli forces killed at least 10 Palestinian militants on Monday after they crossed the border from Gaza through two tunnels, the military said, as the death toll from the two-week conflict passed 500. Read more on this news related to 'Infiltrate'

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