from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A hole or series of holes punched or bored through something, especially a hole in a series, separating sections in a sheet or roll.
- n. The act of perforating.
- n. The state of being perforated.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. the act of perforating or the state of being perforated
- n. any opening in a solid object
- n. an abnormal opening in an organ, such as a rupture
- n. a series of holes punched through something in order to assist in separating parts
- n. that portion of a surface that remains after an open disk is removed from it
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of perforating, or of boring or piercing through.
- n. A hole made by boring or piercing; an aperture.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of boring or piercing through.
- n. A hole bored; any hole or aperture passing through anything, or into the interior of a substance.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a line of small holes for tearing at a particular place
- n. the act of punching a hole (especially a row of holes as for ease of separation)
- n. a hole made in something
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