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v. pierced, pierc·ing, pierc·es
1. To cut or pass through with or as if with a sharp instrument; stab or penetrate.
2. To make a hole or opening in; perforate.
3. To make a way through: The path pierced the wilderness.
4. To sound sharply through: His shout pierced the din.
5. To succeed in penetrating (something) with the eyes or the intellect: Large glowing yellow eyes pierced the darkness.
To penetrate into or through something: The rocket pierced through space.

[Middle English percen, from Old French percer, probably from Vulgar Latin *pertūsiāre, from Latin pertūsus, past participle of pertundere, to bore through : per-, per- + tundere, to beat.]

pierc′er n.
pierc′ing adj.
pierc′ing·ly adv.


n (= body piercer)Piercer(in) m(f)
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It must be a piercer, if it finds its way through your heart,' said Mr.
They were not long about beginning, and Mars piercer of shields opened the battle.
When Caitiee went to see a doctor she was told she may have a burst blood vessel and advised to contact the piercer, who refused to accept any blame.
Design 4 Life isn't just about tattoos it also has a piercing studio and body piercer Daniel Wright said one of the most insane piercings he has ever done is the corset piercing.
Justine returned to the shop to complain and now intends to report the piercer to watchdogs.
2 Is 291 Or Type Of Is 319, 4 Gasket, Material Rubber, Specification As Applicable In Type 3 Of Is 5382 And Also Acid / Alkali Resistant, 5 Washer Cap, Material Rubber, Specification As Applicable In Type 3 Of Is 5382 And Also Acid / Alkali Resistant, 6 Cartige Holder, Material Brass, Specification Gd 2 Of Is 291 Or Type 1 Of Is 319, 7 Piercer, Material Stainless Steel, Specification Is 6528, 8 Safety Clip With Chain, Material Stainless Steel, Specification Gd.
Jeanette Seed huddersfield examiner Piercer Les Clancy says Huddersfield University has banned him from promoting his body piercing store Silver Lining to new students As a student who attended this university and freshers etc, I think there are too many flyers and bits of rubbish anyway.
It comes with major additional options, such as a barcode reader, a can piercer (for testing bottles and cans) or Bluetooth capabilities.
Inkhaus' piercer has also undergone a great deal of training and is experienced in body piercing, skin divers and microdermals.
This was after the piercer made a hash of things and had to make two attempts at the left lobe.
Body piercers usually train through an apprenticeship with a skilled and experienced piercer.
The involvement of a parent or guardian should help to reduce the impact of pressure from friends to have a cosmetic piercing, help the young person choose a reputable piercer and will hopefully lower the incidences of post-procedure complications.