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Webster 1913 Edition


Perforation

Perˊfo-ra′tion

,
Noun.
[Cf. F.
perforation
.]
1.
The act of perforating, or of boring or piercing through.
Bacon.
2.
A hole made by boring or piercing; an aperture.
“Slender perforations.”
Sir T. Browne.

Webster 1828 Edition


Perforation

PERFORA'TION

,
Noun.
The act of boring or piercing through.
1.
A hole or aperture passing through any thing, or into the interior of a substance, whether natural or made by an instrument.

Definition 2022


perforation

perforation

English

Noun

perforation (plural perforations)

  1. the act of perforating or the state of being perforated
  2. any opening in a solid object
  3. (medicine) an abnormal opening in an organ, such as a rupture
  4. a series of holes punched through something in order to assist in separating parts
  5. (mathematics) that portion of a surface that remains after an open disk is removed from it

Derived terms


French

Noun

perforation f (plural perforations)

  1. perforation