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piercing

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Pronunciation

Verb

piercing

  1. Present participle of pierce.

Noun

Singular
piercing

Plural
s

piercing (s)
  1. (uncountable) The action of the verb to pierce.
  2. A hole made in the body so that jewellery/jewelry can be worn through it.
    ear piercing

Translations

Adjective

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Positive
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  1. Anything or anyone that pierces.
    piercing eyes
    The piercing noise of the children could be heard two blocks from the elementary school.

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