Definitions for perforationˌpɜr fəˈreɪ ʃən
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
per•fo•ra•tionˌpɜr fəˈreɪ ʃən(n.)
a hole made by or as if by boring, punching, or piercing through something.
one of a series of holes between individual postage stamps on a sheet.
the act of perforating.
the condition or state of being perforated.
Origin of perforation:
1400–50; late ME < ML perforātiō hole (L: the act of boring). See perforate , -tion
a line of small holes for tearing at a particular place
a hole made in something
"a perforation of the eardrum"
the act of punching a hole (especially a row of holes as for ease of separation)
the act of perforating or the state of being perforated
any opening in a solid object
an abnormal opening in an organ, such as a rupture
a series of holes punched through something in order to assist in separating parts
that portion of a surface that remains after an open disk is removed from it
the act of perforating, or of boring or piercing through
a hole made by boring or piercing; an aperture
Translations for perforation
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a small hole, or a number or line of small holes, made in a sheet of paper etc
The purpose of the perforation(s) is to make the paper easier to tear.
- ثَقْب، خُرْمArabic
- perfuraçãoPortuguese (BR)
- die PerforationGerman
- bušenje rupa, niz rupaCroatian
- perforazione, dentellaturaItalian
- 뚫어서 만든 작은 구멍Korean
- سورى، سورى كولPashto
- รูเล็ก ๆThai
- 穿孔，孔洞Chinese (Trad.)
- lỗ răng cưaVietnamese
- 穿孔，孔Chinese (Simp.)
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