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Meaning of “perforated” in the English Dictionary

"perforated" in British English

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perforatedadjective

uk   /ˈpɜː.fər.eɪ.tɪd/  us   /ˈpɝː.fə.reɪ.t̬ɪd/
If ​paper or another ​material is perforated, it has a ​series of ​smallholes made in it, often so that it will ​teareasily or ​allowlight or ​air to ​enter: The ​windows have been ​covered with perforated ​metalscreens.
(Definition of perforated from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"perforated" in American English

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perforatedadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈpɜr·fəˌreɪ·t̬ɪd/
(of a ​surface) having a ​hole or ​holes in it: He was taken to the ​hospital to have ​emergencysurgery for a perforated ​stomachulcer.
(Definition of perforated from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"perforated" in Business English

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perforatedadjective

uk   us   /ˈpɜːfəreɪtɪd/
having a ​line of ​smallholes that makes ​paper, etc. ​easy to tear: Please tear off the ​replyslip along the perforated ​line.
(Definition of perforated from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “perforated”
in Chinese (Simplified) 穿孔的, 有孔的…
in Turkish delikli, delik delik, gözenekli…
in Russian перфорированный, прободной…
in Chinese (Traditional) 穿孔的, 有孔的…
in Polish perforowany, dziurkowany, przebity…
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