Definitions for lancetˈlæn sɪt, ˈlɑn-
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lancet arch, lancet(noun)
an acutely pointed Gothic arch, like a lance
a surgical knife with a pointed double-edged blade; used for punctures and small incisions
A sharp, pointed, two-edged surgical instrument used in venisection and for opening abscesses etc.
Origin: From lancete diminutive of lance.
a surgical instrument of various forms, commonly sharp-pointed and two-edged, used in venesection, and in opening abscesses, etc
an iron bar used for tapping a melting furnace
Origin: [F. lancette, dim. of lance lance. See Lance.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
An economist is a surgeon with an excellent scalpel and a rough-edged lancet, who operates beautifully on the dead and tortures the living.
Translations for lancet
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- llancetaCatalan, Valencian
- νυστέρι, αμφίστομο νυστέριGreek
- tsahNavajo, Navaho
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