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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.
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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
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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]
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perforation

A hole formed by erosion in an organ or passageway of the body.
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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
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perforation

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

perforation

[ˌpɜːfəˈreɪʃən] N (gen) → perforación f; [of stamp] → perforado m
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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.
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

perforation

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

[ˌpɜːfəˈreɪʃn] n (act) → perforazione f; (in stamps) → dentellatura; (hole) → foro
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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.
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per·fo·ra·tion

n. perforación, agujero.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

perforation

n perforación f
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References in periodicals archive ?
Double-gloving reduces glove perforation by 71 percent compared to single-gloving.
A system for identifying intra-operative glove perforations has also proved useful.6 A study was carried out to investigate double gloving and a glove perforation indication system in maxillofacial trauma surgery, which shows that the outer glove perforation rate was significantly higher than the inner glove.
Compared to other clinical fields, surgeons are at a higher risk of glove perforation due to the frequent manipulation of surgical instruments and the use of sharp tools during operative treatment.
Glove perforation was detected in 23 gloves (12.04%) that Had been utilized in 15 surgical procedures(78.9%) (Figure 1).
Additional information was collected to allow analysis of other factors that may influence glove perforation rates such as urgent-emergent versus non-urgent status of cases and the time taken to complete the case.
(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. These are: the type of surgery, the duration of surgical procedure, the role and experience of the glove wearer.
* an exploration of the use of blunt needles during cesarean delivery to prevent glove perforation
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 11.5% in 130 gloves, and in 1988 Brough, et al., found a perforation rate of 37.5% (2,3).