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Word: perforate

Definition: pierce; put a hole through


Sentences Containing 'perforate'

Centroceras, the type genus, is evolute with only a few, rapidly expanding whorls and wide, perforate umbilicus.
He would then perforate the limbal area at 3.
If he used his dominant right hand for the left eye, the nose became an impediment when he attempted to enter the eye at 9 and attempted to counter perforate at 3.
Soon after, the instructions become more destructive by educating Contras on how to perforate fuel tanks with ice picks and how to create Molotov Cocktails to burn the fuel supplies.
Ten finger holes perforate it in a partial ring near the perimeter.
The shell is perforate, depressed, transversely dilated, slightly striate, very shining, and corneous or rufous in colour.
The yellowish-white, perforate, conical shell has slightly convex sides, The six whorls are slightly convex.
Usually the ulcers are multiple or atypical in location, and often bleed, perforate, or become obstructed.
``This one is built against the solid rock, and it would take ten experienced miners, duly furnished with the requisite tools, as many years to perforate it.

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