|part of speech:
||perforated, perforates, perforating
||to make a hole in.
The nail perforated his foot.
- similar words:
- pierce, puncture
||to make a series of small holes in to make tearing easier.
Perforating the pages in this spiral-bound notebook made them easier to tear out.
||bore, lance, pierce, stab
||perforable (adj.), perforator (n.)