Penetrate

usgb/ˈpenətreɪt/Volume
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Physical EntryPlay
Used when something physically enters or passes through an object. SlideThe nail penetrated the tire.
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Not SuperficialPlay
Suggests more than a surface impact, implying deep insertion. SlideThe needle penetrated beyond the first layer of skin.
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Potential ResistancePlay
Often implies overcoming resistance to enter something. SlideThe explorers penetrated the thick jungle.