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Meaning of “pierce” - Learner’s Dictionary

pierce

verb [T]     /pɪəs/
HOLE
to make a hole in something using a sharp point: I'd like to have my ears pierced.Making holes in things
LIGHT/SOUND literary
If a light or a sound pierces something, it is suddenly seen or heard: A few rays of sunlight pierced the bedroom shutters.Making holes in things
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