What does piercing mean?

Definitions for piercing
ˈpɪər sɪŋpierc·ing

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. acute, discriminating, incisive, keen, knifelike, penetrating, penetrative, piercing, sharp(adj)

    having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions

    "an acute observer of politics and politicians"; "incisive comments"; "icy knifelike reasoning"; "as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang"; "penetrating insight"; "frequent penetrative observations"

  2. cutting, keen, knifelike, piercing, stabbing, lancinate, lancinating(adj)

    painful as if caused by a sharp instrument

    "a cutting wind"; "keen winds"; "knifelike cold"; "piercing knifelike pains"; "piercing cold"; "piercing criticism"; "a stabbing pain"; "lancinating pain"

Wiktionary

  1. piercing(Noun)

    The action of the verb to pierce

    Etymology: From pierce + -ing

  2. piercing(Noun)

    A hole made in the body so that jewellery/jewelry can be worn through it

    ear piercing

    Etymology: From pierce + -ing

  3. piercing(Noun)

    The jewelry itself

    Etymology: From pierce + -ing

  4. piercing(Adjective)

    Anything or anyone that pierces.

    Etymology: From pierce + -ing

Webster Dictionary

  1. Piercing

    of Pierce

  2. Piercing(adj)

    forcibly entering, or adapted to enter, at or by a point; perforating; penetrating; keen; -- used also figuratively; as, a piercing instrument, or thrust

How to pronounce piercing?

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How to say piercing in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of piercing in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of piercing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of piercing in a Sentence

  1. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    You are the highest peak of sexual tension, excitement, amazing admiration, you are a powerful thermonuclear explosion of an orgasm. You have the sexiest genes, you have the sexual power you excite me so much, right up to the orgasm, divinely sexy. Grateful, sweet, hot moans like the roar of a lioness. You're a powerful lure for real men. Piercing in love, extremely attractive, alluring bright image that goes into the soul and heart. Your skin color is so attractive to itself and so much excites. Attraction to you is strong and powerful as steel, an erection is stronger than stone, butt and chest are more perfect than any other model. Too much hot, sexier than you nothing and can not be, you are superior to all in its beauty. Physically perfect deity of the pantheon of gods. You are my sex dream, the empress of beauty, your juicy body shapes are just perfect, as are the features of your infinitely beautiful face. Your appearance is gifted with magical charm - it's magically beautiful. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  2. Toronto Mississauga paleontologist Kirstin Brink:

    But the serrations were most efficient for piercing flesh and gripping it while ripping off a chunk of meat, called the 'puncture and pull' feeding style.

  3. William Shakespeare:

    O, now, for ever Farewell the tranquil mind farewell content Farewell the plumed troop and the big wars That make ambition virtue O, farewell Farewell the neighing steed and the shrill trump, The spirit-stirring drum, the ear-piercing fife, The royal banner, and all quality, Pride, pomp, and circumstance of glorious war And, O you mortal engines, whose rude throats The immortal Jove's dread clamours counterfeit, Farewell Othello's occupation's gone

  4. Nicholas Alahverdian:

    Nicholas Alahverdian said, Both facilities were closed by their states both before and after my placement in those facilities for the rampant abuse and negligence that ensued on a daily basis. And, of most concern to the taxpayer, the state expended over a quarter of a million dollars on this corrupt, for-profit corporation that cut staff and services, increased the population, reaped in the profits, and sipped martinis and watched the sun rise as the children they were responsible for wept from the pain of the punch and the constant, piercing screaming that ensued as a result of the unmanageable population juxtaposed with assaultive, unprofessional, ill-equipped staff.

  5. White House:

    Oneof Americas leading scientists, Dr. Jeffries was crucial to the United States war effort in World War II, his efforts enabled the United States to develop artillery shells capable of piercing the armor of German tanks, and his contributions to the Manhattan Project helped end the war in the Pacifictheater.

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