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lance

noun [C] uk   /lɑːns/  us   /læns/
a long, thin pole with a sharp point that soldiers used in the past as a weapon when riding horses

lance

verb [T] uk   /lɑːns/  us   /læns/
to cut the skin with a sharp tool in order to release infected matter that has collected under it: She had a boil lanced at the doctor's this morning.
Translations of “lance”
in Vietnamese cái lao…
in Spanish lanza…
in Thai หลาว…
in Malaysian tombak…
in French lance…
in German die Lanze…
in Chinese (Traditional) 長矛…
in Indonesian tombak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 长矛…
(Definition of lance from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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