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Adjective: perforate  'pur-fu,reyt
  1. Having a hole cut through
    "perforate ears";
    - pierced, perforated, punctured
Verb: perforate  'pur-fu,reyt
  1. Make a hole into or between, as for ease of separation
    "perforate the sheets of paper";
    - punch
  2. Pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance
    "The bullet perforated her chest";
    - penetrate

Derived forms: perforates, perforated, perforating

See also: cut

Type of: come in, enter, get in, get into, go in, go into, move into, pierce

Encyclopedia: Perforate