infiltration infiltration  /ˌɪn fɪl ˈtreɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a process in which individuals (or small groups) penetrate an area (especially the military penetration of enemy positions without detection)
  2. (n) the slow passage of a liquid through a filtering medium

Usage(s):

  1. South Korean special warfare soldiers participate in a sea infiltration drill in preparation for possible threats from North Korea at a beach in Taean.
  2. Madrid fears extremist infiltration in its North African enclave, but the locals say Spain would be better off addressing their poverty and despair.
  3. And that fear of infiltration is key to understanding the normalcy pursued by Burma's generals.

News

  1. Lompoc News Conference on Gang and Narcotics Investigation

    Police are releasing details of their 'biggest bust of the year' with successful infiltration of gang operations throughout Santa Barbara County.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: FOX 11 Santa Maria

  2. Palos Verdes Estates to demolish damaged Bluff Cove homes

    The seven blufftop homes in Palos Verdes Estates show varying degrees of damage: cracked foundations, patios and driveways, problems with drainage and water infiltration issues.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Daily Breeze

  3. Unnoticed by Mainstream Media, Infiltration Writer Lee Dodson’s Underground Homeland Terrorism Survey Goes Viral

    Lee Dodson, author of Infiltration, has just received the latest results from his Homeland Terrorism Survey, and it reflects more bad news for the government’s presumed approach to Homeland Security. Initiated on October 15, 2012, the small, and admittedly unscientific, survey to test the pulse of his potential readership as to their present sense of the condition of emergency preparedness in ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "We have to take care that there is no infiltration by some elements who are bent on disrupting our understanding and great relationship," Musharraf said.
    on Apr 13, 2008 By: Pervez Musharraf Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Given the gravity of the intrusion, the secret infiltration of an IT system in such a way that use of the system and its data can be searched can only be constitutionally allowed if clear evidence of a concrete threat to a prominent object of legal...
    on Feb 27, 2008 By: Hans-Jürgen Papier Source: Washington Post

  3. "The government must immediately show the political determination for a cross-border operation," Bahceli said in a speech to parliament. "Turkey must set up a security zone to prevent infiltration from the north of Iraq."
    on Oct 7, 2008 By: Devlet Bahceli Source: International Herald Tribune

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