Usage examples for infiltration

  1. Mrs. Peyton, had she cared to defend herself, might have said that Dick, if communicative, was not impressionable, and that the closeness of texture which enabled him to throw off her sarcasms preserved him also from the infiltration of her prejudices. – Sanctuary by Edith Wharton
  2. It is all a quiet economic infiltration, a matter of buying and selling and of lawful contracts, but it is none the less war. – American World Policies by Walter E. Weyl
  3. The difference in treatment marks the infiltration of new ideas. – William Pitt and the Great War by John Holland Rose
  4. There were in the United States in its dependencies, in 1910, 9, 828, 294 persons of acknowledged Negro descent, not including the considerable infiltration of Negro blood which is not acknowledged and often not known. – The Negro by W.E.B. Du Bois
  5. Most parts of Eastern Asia are too crowded with men living still lower in the scale to permit any large infiltration of Japanese. – American World Policies by Walter E. Weyl
  6. Until such efforts succeed, or until the infiltration ceases, or until the conflict subsides, I think the course of wisdom for this country is that we just must firmly pursue our present course. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  7. Whether the occupation of Teutonic lands by the Wends and Slavs in eastern Europe was an infiltration or a conquest is not known, but the conviction is growing that, like other movements which preceded and followed, it was caused by Mongoloid pressure. – The Rising Tide of Color Against White World-Supremacy by Theodore Lothrop Stoddard
  8. The darker color of the heartwood is due to infiltration of chemical substances into the cell walls, but the cavities of the cells in pine are not filled up, as is sometimes believed, nor do their walls grow thicker, nor are the walls any more liquified than in the sapwood. – Seasoning of Wood by Joseph B. Wagner
  9. The constant infiltration of cheap immigrant labour is in large measure responsible for the existence of the " sweating workshops," and the survival of low forms of industrial development which form a factor in the problem of poverty. – Problems of Poverty by John A. Hobson
  10. On the rich soils water may be lying to a depth of four inches after a flood, but it is so readily absorbed that in six hours none will be left on the Surface; but infiltration from irrigation canals sometimes damages the crops alongside, and in such a case as that a small catch drain will prevent further mischief. – The Khedive's Country by George Manville Fenn
  11. At the same time, our coalition has been relentless in shutting off terrorist infiltration, clearing out insurgent strongholds, and turning over territory to Iraqi security forces. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  12. What we see here is a number of large foundations, primarily The Rockefeller Foundation, The Carnegie Corporation of New York, and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, using their enormous public funds to finance a one- sided approach to foreign policy and to promote it actively, among the public by propaganda, and in the Government through infiltration. – The Invisible Government by Dan Smoot
  13. In Conifers the stoppage of the lumina is increased by deposition of resin, which also soaks into the cell- walls and the wounded wood becomes semi- translucent owing to the infiltration. – Disease in Plants by H. Marshall Ward