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adjective as in cleft

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Magically, the perforated sun tent that ran the length of the restaurant began undulating in sync.

About 2 to 10 percent of ulcer patients will experience a perforated ulcer, which often manifests as “acute, severe and diffuse abdominal pain,” Borum said.

He’d pluck one of the perforated plastic bags and re-emerge into the sweltering heat, pulling a frozen sweet potato out of the freezer bag, biting into the custardy cold flesh.

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The one I have, made by a company called Tofu Bud, consists of a plastic box that neatly fits a standard block of tofu, two perforated planks that sit inside, and a large metal spring attached to a knob.

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There are, however, ways to get past the perforated thin foil or metal guard that keeps oscillating or rotating blades in electric shavers from connecting too closely to your skin.

Next to it, a car was perforated with bullet holes like a makeshift sieve.

The absinthe is served without a fountain of ice-water, no perforated spoon, no sugar cube.

Malpeso remains in critical condition in a hospital in Rome after undergoing emergency surgery for a perforated lung.

You have some surface similarities to Richard Morris, the misanthrope at the center of Perforated Heart.

Perforated Heart is a meditation on memory, identity, and the fleeting nature of fame.

The thread was lodged in the perforated part, and consequently left in contact with the cellular membrane.

Pipes he could not obtain; but a cow's horn perforated served his turn.

Sometimes the sarcophagus was placed behind a perforated slab of marble, as shown in the following example, given by Maitland.

The hollows in which London and Paris lie are both perforated in many places by borings of this nature.

A patent stabbed iron now on the market is perforated to provide a key for the mortar.


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On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to perforated, such as: broken, cloven, cracked, crenelated, parted, and pierced.

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