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per•fo•rate



Pronunciation: (
v.pûr'fu-rāt";
adj.pûr'fur-it, -fu-rāt"),
[key]
v., -rat•ed, -rat•ing,
adj.


v.t.
1. to make a hole or holes through by boring, punching, piercing, or the like.
2. to pierce through or to the interior of; penetrate.

v.i.
to make a way through or into something; penetrate.

adj.
perforated.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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