piercing definition

  • verb:
    • provide participle of pierce.
  • noun:
    • The action for the verb to pierce
    • A hole built in the body so jewellery/jewelry can be used through it
    • The jewellery itself
    • Penetration. Especially
    • In metalworking, the procedure of sawing completely a pattern or an object from a plate, as distinguished from punching it out. It's completed with a jigor band-saw.
  • adjective:
    • such a thing or anyone that pierces.
    • Forcibly penetrating, or modified to enter, at or by a place; perforating; acute; keen; -- utilized additionally figuratively.
    • painful like caused by a sharp instrument
    • having or showing power to recognize or draw fine distinctions
  • others:
    • Penetrating; razor-sharp; keen: as, piercing eyes; a piercing wind.
    • That variations or moves with shame, alarm, anguish, etc.: as, a piercing cry.

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