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perforated

adjective uk   /ˈpɜː.fər.eɪ.tɪd/ us    /ˈpɝː.fə.reɪ.t̬ɪd/
If paper or another material is perforated, it has a series of small holes made in it, often so that it will tear easily or allow light or air to enter: The windows have been covered with perforated metal screens.
Translations of “perforated”
in Chinese (Traditional) 穿孔的, 有孔的…
in Russian перфорированный, прободной…
in Turkish delikli, delik delik, gözenekli…
in Chinese (Simplified) 穿孔的, 有孔的…
in Polish perforowany, dziurkowany, przebity…
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