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perforation

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1 a mark or small hole made by a pointed instrument
  • during the lesson the boy absentmindedly made perforations in his paper with his pencil

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2 a place in a surface allowing passage into or through a thing
  • poked the button through a perforation in the fabric

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The first known use of perforation was in the 15th century

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“Perforation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/perforation. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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