Origin of perforated
verb (used with object), per·fo·rat·ed, per·fo·rat·ing.
verb (used without object), per·fo·rat·ed, per·fo·rat·ing.
Origin of perforate
Related Words for perforatedpuncture, permeate, pierce, probe, punch, drive, slit, stab, drill, penetrate, bore, pit, hole, honeycomb
Examples from the Web for perforated
Contemporary Examples of perforated
Next to it, a car was perforated with bullet holes like a makeshift sieve.Fleeing Israeli Troops, Gaza Muslims Find Refuge in a Christian Church
July 23, 2014
The absinthe is served without a fountain of ice-water, no perforated spoon, no sugar cube.Exploring the Darker Side of James Joyce’s Trieste
January 13, 2014
Malpeso remains in critical condition in a hospital in Rome after undergoing emergency surgery for a perforated lung.Rome Study Abroad Student Stabbed in Halloween Crime
Barbie Latza Nadeau
November 2, 2012
You have some surface similarities to Richard Morris, the misanthrope at the center of Perforated Heart.
Perforated Heart is a meditation on memory, identity, and the fleeting nature of fame.
Historical Examples of perforated
The bucket is perforated at the bottom, and being elevated, the oil drains off.The Story of the Invention of Steel Pens
Perforated rubber sheets are also used in addition to the separators.The Automobile Storage Battery
O. A. Witte
The numerous small holes with which it was perforated allowed me to do this.Telepathy
W. W. Baggally
This denomination was printed on wove paper and perforated 12 like the others.
The 10d has already proved a stumbling block, for it was not perforated at all!
Word Origin for perforate
late 15c. (implied in perforated), a back-formation from perforation or else from Latin perforatus, past participle of perforare "to bore through, pierce through." Related: Perforating.