What does perforator mean?

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  1. perforator(Noun)

    A tool or machine that makes holes, or perforates, materials such as paper and card.

  2. perforator(Noun)

    A machine that can bore a tunnel underground.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Perforator(noun)

    one who, or that which, perforates; esp., a cephalotome

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. perforateur.]

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Perforator

    An apparatus used in automatic high speed telegraphy for perforating strips of paper. These are then used by drawing between a roller and contact spring for making and breaking the telegraphic circuit for the production of a record, such as the Morse record, at the distant receiving station. The perforated strip has different classes of holes punched in it to represent dots or dashes. It is fed by machinery very rapidly, so that the message is transmitted with the highest speed. Several operators may simultaneously prepare the paper strips, and thus in conjunction with its rapid feeding in the transmitter, far surpass the time of ordinary direct transmission.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of perforator in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of perforator in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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