What does lancet mean?

Definitions for lancetˈlæn sɪt, ˈlɑn-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word lancet.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lancet arch, lancet(noun)

    an acutely pointed Gothic arch, like a lance

  2. lancet, lance(noun)

    a surgical knife with a pointed double-edged blade; used for punctures and small incisions


  1. lancet(Noun)

    A sharp, pointed, two-edged surgical instrument used in venisection and for opening abscesses etc.

  2. Origin: From lancete diminutive of lance.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lancet(noun)

    a surgical instrument of various forms, commonly sharp-pointed and two-edged, used in venesection, and in opening abscesses, etc

  2. Lancet(noun)

    an iron bar used for tapping a melting furnace

  3. Origin: [F. lancette, dim. of lance lance. See Lance.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lancet in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lancet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Nicholas Chamfort:

    An economist is a surgeon with an excellent scalpel and a rough-edged lancet, who operates beautifully on the dead and tortures the living.

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