In·ter·pen·e·trate v. t. To penetrate between or within; to penetrate mutually.
It interpenetrates my granite mass. --Shelley.
In·ter·pen·e·trate, v. i. To penetrate each the other; to penetrate between bodies or their parts.
Interpenetrating molding Arch., in late Gothic architecture, a decoration by means of moldings which seem to pass through solid uprights, transoms, or other members; often, two sets of architectural members penetrating one another, in appearance, as if both had been plastic when they were put together.
v 1: penetrate mutually or be interlocked; "The territories of
two married people interpenetrate a lot" [syn: permeate]
2: spread or diffuse through; "An atmosphere of distrust has
permeated this administration"; "music penetrated the
entire building" [syn: permeate, pervade, penetrate,