perforated

adjective per·fo·rat·ed \ ˈpər-fə-ˌrā-təd \
Updated on: 15 Apr 2018

Definition of perforated

1 : having a hole or perforations; especially : having a specified number of perforations in 20 millimeters
  • the stamps are perforated 10
2 : characterized by perforation
  • a perforated ulcer

Examples of perforated in a Sentence

  1. a pad with perforated sheets of paper

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First Known Use of perforated

15th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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PERFORATED Defined for English Language Learners

perforated

Definition of perforated for English Language Learners

  • : having a hole or a series of holes

  • of paper, cardboard, etc. : having a line of small holes to make tearing easy and neat


Medical Dictionary

perforated

adjective per·fo·rat·ed \ -fə-ˌrāt-əd \

medical Definition of perforated

: having a hole or series of holes : characterized by perforation
  • a perforated eardrum


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