Origin of pierce
synonym study for pierce
OTHER WORDS FROM piercepierce·a·ble, adjectivepiercer, nounun·pierce·a·ble, adjective
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How to use pierce in a sentence
The video continues with footage of her milestone moments, like getting her ears pierced and taking her first steps.Kandi Burruss Celebrates Daughter Blaze Tucker’s 1st Birthday|Jasmine Grant|November 23, 2020|Essence.com
The labium is the part that bunches up on the surface, as the mosquito pierces through the skin, and is what protects the delicate apparatus when not in use, as well as providing physical support when they are.Evolution made mosquitos into stealthy, sensitive vampires|Erica McAlister|October 15, 2020|Popular-Science
Once blood has been detected, the labrum pierces the vessel and sucks up the blood, much like us drinking a Bloody Mary through a straw.Evolution made mosquitos into stealthy, sensitive vampires|Erica McAlister|October 15, 2020|Popular-Science
Jonathan Mattingly in the thigh and pierced his femoral artery, but the officer narrowly missed a fatal injury.A woman killed. An officer shot. And no one legally responsible.|David Fahrenthold|September 24, 2020|Washington Post
Behind the school, the sawtooth peaks of the Chugach Range pierced the horizon.Her Stepfather Admitted to Sexually Abusing Her. That Wasn’t Enough to Keep Her Safe.|by Nadia Sussman|September 18, 2020|ProPublica
The piercer is now withdrawn, which leaves in its place, a channel through which fire may be conveyed to the charge.
Into the side of the cartridge, a small cylindrical spindle or piercer is pushed.
You can make them with an ivory or metal piercer called a stiletto, or any other tool that has a sharp round point.The Child's Rainy Day Book|Mary White
The injury it does to our orchards is effected by its piercer in depositing its eggs, causing twigs to break and fall off.American Pomology|J. A. Warder
It must be a piercer if it finds its way through your heart, said Mr. Sikes.Oliver Twist, Vol. I (of 3)|Charles Dickens