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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.
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