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Translation of "pierce" - English-Spanish dictionary

pierce

verb   /pɪəs/ ( present participle piercing, past tense and past participle pierced)
to make a hole in something using a sharp point perforar, atravesar I had my ears pierced.
(Definition of pierce from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

pierce

verb /piəs/
(of pointed objects) to go into or through (something) atravesar, traspasar The arrow pierced his arm A sudden light pierced the darkness.
to make a hole in or through (something) with a pointed object perforar, agujerear Pierce the lid before removing it from the jar.
piercing adjective
loud; shrill penetrante, agudo, desgarrador a piercing scream.
(of cold weather, winds etc) sharp; intense cortante, penetrante a piercing wind piercing cold.
looking intently or sharply as though able to see through things penetrante piercing eyes a piercing glance.
piercingly adverb
penetrantemente, cortantemente She looked at him piercingly.
piercingness noun
carácter penetrante, agudo
(Definition of pierce from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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