Perforate

Definition of Perforate

Per´fo`rate   Pronunciation: pẽr´fô`rāt
v. t.1.To bore through; to pierce through with a pointed instrument; to make a hole or holes through by boring or piercing; to pierce or penetrate the surface of.
[imp. & p. p. Perforated (pẽr"fô*rā`tĕd); p. pr. & vb. n. Perforating.]
a.1.Pierced with a hole or holes, or with pores; having transparent dots resembling holes.

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auger, bite, bore, broach, countersink, drill, drive, empierce, enter, fix, gore, gouge, gouge out, hole, honeycomb, impale, lance, needle, pass into, penetrate, pierce, pink, pit, prick, probe, punch, puncture, ream, ream out, riddle, run through, skewer, spear, spike, spit, stab, stick, tap, transfix, transpierce, trepan, trephine
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