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per·fo·ra·tion

 (pûr′fə-rā′shən)
n.
1. A hole or series of holes punched or bored through something, especially a hole in a series, separating sections in a sheet or roll.
2.
a. The act of perforating.
b. The state of being perforated.

perforation

(ˌpɜːfəˈreɪʃən)
n
1. the act of perforating or the state of being perforated
2. a hole or holes made in something
3.
a. a method of making individual stamps, coupons, etc, easily separable by punching holes along their margins
b. the holes punched in this way. Abbreviation: perf

per•fo•ra•tion

(ˌpɜr fəˈreɪ ʃən)

n.
1. a hole made by or as if by boring, punching, or piercing through something.
2. one of a series of holes between individual postage stamps on a sheet.
3. the act of perforating.
4. the condition or state of being perforated.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Medieval Latin perforātiō hole (Latin: the act of boring). See perforate, -tion]

perforation

A hole formed by erosion in an organ or passageway of the body.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.perforation - a line of small holes for tearing at a particular placeperforation - a line of small holes for tearing at a particular place
hole - an opening deliberately made in or through something
2.perforation - a hole made in something; "a perforation of the eardrum"
hole - an opening into or through something
3.perforation - the act of punching a hole (especially a row of holes as for ease of separation)
puncture - the act of puncturing or perforating

perforation

noun
1. An opening, especially in a solid structure:
2. A small mark or hole made by a sharp, pointed object:
Translations
تَثْقيب، تَخْريمثَقْب، خُرْم
děrováníperforace
perforering
átlyukasztásperforáció
götunrifgötun
dierkovanieperforácia
delikdelik açma

perforation

[ˌpɜːfəˈreɪʃən] N (gen) → perforación f; [of stamp] → perforado m

perforation

[ˌpɜːrfəˈreɪʃən]
nperforation f perforations
npl (= line of holes) → pointillé m
The perforations in a sheet of stamps make them easier to tear off → Le pointillé sur une feuille de timbres permet de les détacher plus facilement.

perforation

n (= act)Perforieren nt; (= row of holes, Med) → Perforation f

perforation

[ˌpɜːfəˈreɪʃn] n (act) → perforazione f; (in stamps) → dentellatura; (hole) → foro

perforate

(ˈpəːfəreit) verb
to make a hole or holes in, especially a line of small holes in paper, so that it may be torn easily. Sheets of postage stamps are perforated.
ˈperforated adjective
ˌperfoˈration noun
1. a small hole, or a number or line of small holes, made in a sheet of paper etc. The purpose of the perforation(s) is to make the paper easier to tear.
2. the act of perforating or being perforated.

per·fo·ra·tion

n. perforación, agujero.

perforation

n perforación f
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Double-gloving reduces glove perforation by 71 percent compared to single-gloving.
Several studies have shown that double gloving reduces the incidence of inner glove perforation during general surgery, trauma, and orthopaedic surgery.
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2-4,7) However, inherent to this suture construct are sharp barbs that are palpable when gripped with a double-gloved hand, which may cause glove perforation.
Caillot et al (2006) see several factors that affect the risk of sustaining a glove perforation.
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SutureMate also features a securely recessed cut-off blade for severing the thread without assistance when finished suturing, eliminating the danger of glove perforation during tying.
Glove perforation has been reported to occur in up to 50% of all surgical procedures.
SutureMate also features a securely recessed cutoff blade for severing the thread without assistance, eliminating the danger of glove perforation for team members or during tying.
For purposes of comparison, in 1990 Church and Sanderson reported a glove perforation rate of 11.
When double gloving, wearing two different color gloves (darker color glove as inner glove and lighter color glove as over/outer glove) significantly increases the awareness of glove perforation and the practice of changing gloves.