Penetration may refer to:

  • Penetration depth of light or any electromagnetic radiation.
  • Market penetration or brand penetration, the degree to which a product or service is known and/or used
  • Penetrating trauma
  • Sexual penetration, a term which may mean
    • sexual intercourse in general or,
    • in some jurisdictions, a criminal charge related to various sexual offences.
  • Penetration (firestop), an opening in a wall or floor assembly required to have a fire-resistance rating, for the purpose of accommodating the passage of a mechanical, electrical, or structural penetrant
  • Penetration (telecommunications)
  • Penetration (warfare)
  • Penetration (weapons), the ability to pierce the target's armor or other protection
  • In magic, an illusion in which one object appears to pass through another
  • In basketball, the ability of a player to drive through the opposing defense
  • In roofing, pipes, conduits, HVAC supports passing through the roof.

In popular culture

  • Penetration (artistic), An artistic strategy
  • Penetration (band), a punk rock band
  • "Penetration", a song on Iggy and the Stooges' album Raw Power
  • "Penetration", a song on Pedro the Lion's album Control
  • "Penetration", a song by The Pyramids
  • Body of Lies (film), a film formerly known as Penetration

Other articles related to "penetration":

Peaceful Penetration
... Peaceful Penetration was an Australian infantry tactic used during the First World War (though also used by the New Zealanders), which was a cross between trench raiding and patrolling ... press's description of the advancing penetration of German trade into British territories, and that the Germans had no need to fight, as they were gaining the British Empire through "Peace ...