Transpiercing
Transpierce Trans*pierce", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Transpierced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Transpiercing}.] [Pref. trans- + pierce: cf. F. transpercer.] To pierce through; to penetrate; to permeate; to pass through. [1913 Webster]

The sides transpierced return a rattling sound. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]


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  • Transpierce — Trans*pierce , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Transpierced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Transpiercing}.] [Pref. trans + pierce: cf. F. transpercer.] To pierce through; to penetrate; to permeate; to pass through. [1913 Webster] The sides transpierced return a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Transpierced — Transpierce Trans*pierce , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Transpierced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Transpiercing}.] [Pref. trans + pierce: cf. F. transpercer.] To pierce through; to penetrate; to permeate; to pass through. [1913 Webster] The sides transpierced… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transpierce — /trans pears /, v.t., transpierced, transpiercing. to pierce through; penetrate; pass through. [1585 95; TRANS + PIERCE; cf. F transpercer] * * * …   Universalium

  • transpierce — [trans pirs′] vt. transpierced, transpiercing [Fr transpercer: see TRANS & PIERCE] 1. to pierce through completely 2. to pierce; penetrate …   English World dictionary

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