pierced


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pierced

 (pîrst)
adj.
1. Cut through with a sharp instrument; perforated.
2. Of or relating to a body part that has been perforated for the purpose of attaching a piece of jewelry.
3. Of or relating to a piece of jewelry designed to be worn in a such a body part: a pierced earring.

pierced

(pɪərst)

adj.
1. punctured or perforated, as to form a decorative design.
2. (of the ear) having the lobe punctured, as for earrings.
3. (of an earring) made to be worn in a pierced ear.
[1300–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.pierced - having a hole cut through; "pierced ears"; "a perforated eardrum"; "a punctured balloon"
cut - separated into parts or laid open or penetrated with a sharp edge or instrument; "the cut surface was mottled"; "cut tobacco"; "blood from his cut forehead"; "bandages on her cut wrists"
Translations
propíchnutý
piercet
lävistetty
probušen
穴をあけた
구멍을 뚫은
genomborrad
ที่ถูกเจาะ
bấm lỗ

pierced

adj objectdurchstochen; nose, nipplegepierct; to have pierced earsLöcher in den Ohrläppchen haben

pierced

مَثْقُوب propíchnutý piercet durchstochen τρυπητός perforado lävistetty percé probušen perforato 穴をあけた 구멍을 뚫은 doorboord gjennomboret przebity furado проколотый genomborrad ที่ถูกเจาะ delik bấm lỗ 穿通的
References in classic literature ?
See, it is pierced with holes, and through them comes a current of air.
The bullets pattered along the lake, and one even pierced the bark of their little vessel.
The infant, during the latter portion of her ordeal, pierced the air with its wailings and screams; she strove to hush it mechanically, but seemed scarcely to sympathise with its trouble.
Grose immediately and violently entered, breaking, even while there pierced through my sense of ruin a prodigious private triumph, into breathless reassurance.
Only the silence of the boat was at intervals startlingly pierced by one of his peculiar whispers, now harsh with command, now soft with entreaty.
Not so with the whale; one of whose peculiarities it is, to have an entire nonvalvular structure of the blood-vessels, so that when pierced even by so small a point as a harpoon, a deadly drain is at once begun upon his whole arterial system; and when this is heightened by the extraordinary pressure of water at a great distance below the surface, his life may be said to pour from him in incessant streams.
I, with my noble master, went into many actions together without a wound; and though I saw horses shot down with bullets, pierced through with lances, and gashed with fearful saber-cuts; though we left them dead on the field, or dying in the agony of their wounds, I don't think I feared for myself.
There had been a heavy snow, and now a thaw had set in; fine sleety rain was falling, driven by a wind that pierced Jurgis to the bone.
Some of the cells carved in the living rock were just behind the face of the precipice, and in each of these an arrow-slit had been pierced outward to the daylight, and so the captive had a thin ray from the blessed sun for his comfort.
High up and out of sight, over the prodigious stage of the court theater is a maze of interlacing water-pipes, so pierced that in case of fire, innumerable little thread-like streams of water can be caused to descend; and in case of need, this discharge can be augmented to a pouring flood.
All Nature was wide awake and stirring, now; long lances of sunlight pierced down through the dense foliage far and near, and a few butterflies came fluttering upon the scene.
Cobb felt like a fish removed from his native element and left panting on the sand; there was no evading the awful responsibility of a reply, for Rebecca's eyes were searchlights, that pierced the fiction of his brain and perceived the bald spot on the back of his head.