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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Perforate  \Per"fo*rate\  (p[~e]r"f[-o]*r[=a]t),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p. 
  p.  {Perforated}  (-r[=a]`t[e^]d);  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Perforating}.]  [L.  perforatus  p.  p.  of  perforare  to 
  perforate;  per  through  +  forare  to  bore.  See  {Bore},  v.] 
  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  --Bacon. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Perforate  \Per"fo*rate\  (p[~e]r"f[-o]*r[asl]t),  Perforated 
  \Per"fo*ra`ted\  (p[~e]r"f[-o]*r[=a]"t[e^]d),  a. 
  Pierced  with  a  hole  or  holes,  or  with  pores;  having 
  transparent  dots  resembling  holes. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  having  a  hole  cut  through  "pierced  ears";  "a  perforated 
  eardrum";  "a  punctured  balloon"  [syn:  {pierced},  {perforate}, 
  2:  having  a  number  or  series  of  holes;  "a  perforated  steel 
  plate";  "perforated  cancellation";  "perforated  stamp" 

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