transpierce

[ trans-peers ]
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verb (used with object),trans·pierced, trans·pierc·ing.
  1. to pierce through; penetrate; pass through.

Origin of transpierce

1
1585–95; trans- + pierce; compare French transpercer

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British Dictionary definitions for transpierce

transpierce

/ (trænsˈpɪəs) /


verb
  1. (tr) to pierce through

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