Thesaurus / perforate
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The stars in this specimen are more numerous, and do not perforate.
The remainder of the thoracic surface is covered with a tough breast-plate which the sting would perhaps fail to perforate.
MORE HUNTING WASPSJ. HENRI FABRE
The 2nd or 1851 issue, as it is called in the circular, actually consisted of two series, the imperforate and perforate.
HISTORY OF THE POSTAGE STAMPS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICAJOHN KERR TIFFANY
When the hypha of a uredine attacks a cell it is unable to perforate it with its whole diameter.
In this manner the embryos perforate the walls of the digestive tube.
ANIMAL PARASITES AND MESSMATESP. J. VAN BENEDEN
This custom is only for the men, as the women do not perforate their faces, but only their ears.
THE LETTERS OF AMERIGO VESPUCCIAMERIGO VESPUCCI
Mr Lewis does not believe they are able to perforate the tissues.
It should not be in long strips or angular pieces likely to perforate the lead in which it is folded.
A TEXTBOOK OF ASSAYING: FOR THE USE OF THOSE CONNECTED WITH MINES.CORNELIUS BERINGER AND JOHN JACOB BERINGER
The sutures should be of thin catgut and must not perforate the bladder or the ureteral walls.
Even in mid-winter a substantial proportion of the females trapped were perforate.
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