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Definition 1: a process in which individuals (or small groups) penetrate an area (especially the military penetration of enemy positions without detection) - [noun denoting act]

(infiltration is a kind of ...) an attack that penetrates into enemy territory

(infiltration belongs to category ...) the military forces of a nation

"their military is the largest in the region" "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

Definition 2: the slow passage of a liquid through a filtering medium - [noun denoting process]

Samples where infiltration or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the percolation of rainwater through the soil
  • the infiltration of seawater through the lava

Synonyms for infiltration in the sense of this definition

(infiltration is a kind of ...) the process whereby fluids pass through a filter or a filtering medium

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