perforator

\\ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌrād.ə(r), -ātə-\ noun (-s)
: one that perforates: as
a. : a prehistoric stone or bone implement for drilling or boring holes
b. : a mechanical device for punching holes or designs through or into a flat surface

check perforator

hand perforator that punches up to 12 sheets without tearing

railroads use perforators for dating tickets — Office Appliance Manual

specifically : a telegraphic apparatus that perforates a continuous tape according to code (as for use in a tape transmitter)
c. : an operator of a machine that makes perforations (as in paper or leather)
d. : a device resembling a gun for puncturing an oil well casing at the oil stratum

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • perforator — PERFORATÓR, OÁRE, perforatori, oare, subst. 1. s.n. Maşină, aparat, unealtă cu care se fac găuri într un material. 2. s.m. şi f. Persoană care se ocupă cu perforarea unei piese tehnice, a unui perete de stâncă etc. – Din fr. perforateur. Trimis… …   Dicționar Român

  • perfòrātor — (perforȃtor) m sprava za bušenje, pravljenje rupica, otvora, bušilica i sl.; zumba …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • perforator — perfòrātor (perforȃtor) m DEFINICIJA sprava za bušenje, pravljenje rupica, otvora, bušilica i sl.; zumba ETIMOLOGIJA vidi perforacija …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Perforator — Per fo*ra tor, n. [Cf. F. perforateur.] One who, or that which, perforates; esp., a cephalotome. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • perforator — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mnż I, D. a, Mc. perforatororze {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} urządzenie do dziurkowania taśm lub kart papierowych, na których odpowiedni układ dziurek jest zapisem informacji przekazywanych maszynie liczącej; dziurkarka… …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • Perforator — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Perforator >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 perforator perforator piercer borer auger chisel gimlet stylet drill wimble awl bradawl scoop terrier corkscrew …   English dictionary for students

  • Perforator — Der Perforator steht für: den klassischen Locher aus dem Büro speziell ausgeführte Extraktoren in der Chemie bzw. Analytik (z. B. Formaldehyd): Perforator (Chemie) Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • perforátor — ja m (ȃ) elektr. priprava za luknjanje kartic za (elektronski) računalnik: kupiti perforator / perforator kartic …   Slovar slovenskega knjižnega jezika

  • Perforator — A perforator is a machine for perforating thin materials such as paper, card and sometimes even plastic and metal.Microperforation refers to the placement of holes or apertures in a material. Microperforation can be inserted in a web with needles …   Wikipedia

  • Perforator — Per|fo|ra|tor 〈m. 23〉 Gerät zum Perforieren von Papier u. anderen Materialien * * * Per|fo|ra|tor, der; s, …oren: 1. (Fachspr.) Gerät zum ↑ Perforieren (1). 2. (Druckw. früher) Schriftsetzer, der mithilfe einer entsprechenden Maschine den… …   Universal-Lexikon

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