infiltration
Noun

infiltration

  1. The act or process of infiltrating, as of water into a porous substance, or of a fluid into the cells of an organ or part of the body.
  2. The substance which has entered the pores or cavities of a body.
    • calcareous infiltrations filling the cavities
  3. The act of secretly entering a physical location and/or organization.
    • No one should be under any illusions about the objective of the Communist Party leadership: it’s long-term, systematic infiltration of social organisations, media and government. By the time China’s infiltration of Australia is readily apparent, it will be too late.
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