Definition of perforate:
infiltrate, slit, fathom, gap, get through, plug, come home, cut, fall into place, enter, bottom, pervade, dawn, diffuse, hole, punch, interpenetrate, open, sink in, perforated, permeate, pierced, riddle, click, imbue, get across, punctured, breach, penetrate, stab, break.
Punctured wounds may perforate the orbit, the cranial cavity, or the maxillary sinus, and be followed by infective complications, particularly if the point of the instrument breaks off and is left in the wound.- "Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition.", Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson.
Southward, enveloping the Alpine ridges, except where the snow peaks perforate its carpet covering, the Woodland changes its character, rather than gives place to anything fresh along the shores of the Lake Region of the Old World.- "The Unity of Civilization", Various.
- "More Hunting Wasps", J. Henri Fabre.