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v. per·fo·rat·ed, per·fo·rat·ing, per·fo·rates
1. To pierce, punch, or bore a hole or holes in; penetrate.
2. To pierce or stamp with rows of holes, as those between postage stamps, to allow easy separation.
To pass into or through something.
adj. (pûr′fər-ĭt, -fə-rāt′)
Having been perforated.

[Latin perforāre, perforāt- : per-, per- + forāre, to bore.]

per′fo·ra·ble (-fər-ə-bəl) adj.
per′fo·ra′tive adj.
per′fo·ra′tor n.
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WHAT YOU NEED: Red, white and green 1 inch pom poms Tacky glue Recycled cardboard from cereal boxes A hole punch Ribbon for hanging (and for a bow on the wreath) WHAT TO DO: Using the cereal boxes or other card cut out a 2.
Use a pencil or hole punch to make two holes in the flap at the top of the carton for hanging.
Utilizing a standard hole punch, pop out thin plastic circles from any plastic container.
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I excitedly began folding about three inches up on a 12" x 18" piece of white paper (making it about 12" x 15") to see if I could hole punch through several sheets at a time--JACKPOT
They also won a challenge at the same event to build a model bridge out of A3 paper, a hole punch, nuts, bolts, masking tape and string.
A FRIEND of mine has a theory that the sort of person you are could be defined by whether or not you own a hole punch.
The particle jets streaming from the neighborhood of a supermassive black hole punch their way out of their home galaxies and extend hundreds of thousands of light-years beyond.
photos of you and your BFF * fashion mags * glue stick * cardstock * clear laminating film * jewel glue * scissors * hole punch * pliers * jump ring * key chain * sequins * glitter * small beads * thin trim
Make a hole in the top of the SON sun catcher with a hole punch.