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Meaning of PERFORATION

Pronunciation:  `purfu'reyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of punching a hole (especially a row of holes as for ease of separation)
  2. [n]  a line of small holes for tearing at a particular place
  3. [n]  a hole made in something; "a perforation of the eardrum"
 

PERFORATION is a 11 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: hole, hole, puncture

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Per`fo*ra"tion\, n. [Cf. F. perforation.]
1. The act of perforating, or of boring or piercing through.
   --Bacon.

2. A hole made by boring or piercing; an aperture. ``Slender
   perforations.'' --Sir T. Browne.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Process of making a hole, or the hole itself.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: acupunctuation, acupuncture, bore, boring, broach, drill hole, empiercement, fixing, goring, impalement, lancing, penetration, piercing, pricking, punching, puncture, puncturing, skewering, terebration, transfixation, transfixion, transforation, trepanning, trephining
 

 

 

 

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