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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To make a hole or holes through.

Usage examples (31)
  • The manufacturer will perforate the top of the box before shipping the plants.
  • perforate the sheets of paper
  • It is probably derived from a root meaning "to bore," "perforate," and hence denotes perforated wind instruments of all kinds.
  • Wasps and other allied insects also perforate for nectar. for more
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