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Interpenetrate

A decorative feature, such as a molding, that enters another element, such as a column, and reappears on the other side; it was commonly found in the Gothic Revival style.
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Yet at another level, the stochastic chart is an interpenetrative system.
The conception which most nearly accommodates the facts of regions known to me is that of `spaced estates with overlapping ranges' and, thus, `partially interpenetrative domains and life-spaces.' (Stanner 1965:12).
The small arrows crossing these lines denote interpenetrative ranges crossing estate boundaries.
However, there is an option in the act of faith such that sheer interpenetrative mutuality between theology and the disciplines is excluded.
Both "self-perceived image" and "other-perceived image" are interpenetrative and mutually affected in the process of intercultural interaction.
Indeed, for Spady, these modalities, the physical and the conceptual, do not constitute diametrically dichotomous poles, but are constantly in communication, inter-textual and interpenetrative. In short, within this context, Spady rejects a strict and pure metaphysical dualism.
As Charles Butler, also writing about Jones's work, says, "while adults are different from children, their condition is also continuous with and interpenetrative of childhood" (273).8 In these dual narratives, we see the difference and the continuity playing out in a way that the usual constraints of genre, which would forbid these multi-generational narratives, make unavailable to us.
The essay is full of mumbo-jumbo theoretical flourishes, none better, or worse, than this sentence of summation: "the interpenetrative and fecund coupling of text with the reality that it both synchronically denotes and diachronically connotes succeeds in simultaneously exploiting and subverting some basic semiotic assumptions of post-modernist theory by circumnavigating the fluid parameters of its consensually adduced perceptual paradigms." The raiding party set out "well-provisioned against dehydration" though they are discovered attempting to liberate a keg of Smithwicks from a quay-side Waterford pub and eventually apprehended, while making a frantic run upriver for home, alter a long chase.
The problem in examining 'practical action' is to find appropriate research methods which can cope with the dual analysis of structure and culture and which is sufficiently flexible to deal with the interpenetrative and interacting processes between structure and culture.
These modest elements of the building process occur or are placed in Pinos' realm of interpenetrative space as functional markers, integral components of a total vision.
Two seemingly opposing trends--homogenization and heterogenization--are in fact complementary and interpenetrative.
This personal culinary experience seems to reflect the characteristics of transience, novelty, and diversity of contemporary human society (Toffler, 1984), in which the cultural interaction becomes much more dynamic, interpenetrative, interconnected, and hybridized.