Definition of Pierces

1. Verb. (third-person singular of pierce) ¹



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Definition of Pierces

1. pierce [v] - See also: pierce

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pierces

pier mirror
pier table
pierage
pierages
pierc't
pierce
pierceable
pierced
piercee
piercees
piercel
piercels
piercer
piercers
pierces (current term)
piercing
piercingly
piercingness
piercings
pierhead line
pierheads
pierid
pierides
pieridine
pierids

Literary usage of Pierces

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1. Descriptive Geometry by Adam Vause Millar, Edward Silver Maclin (1913)
"Find the point in which a given oblique line pierces this plane. ... MN pierces plane of AB and AC at P. Analysis. Find the points where the lines which ..."

2. Introductory Course in Mechanical Drawing by John Clayton Tracy, Edwin Hoyt Lockwood (1898)
"(2) Find where the ray of light through each of these points pierces ... 135) pierces II, produce its front view, 1v 2v, until it meets the ground line in ..."

3. Daniel Deronda by George Eliot (1876)
"... pierces or exalts the solid fact, instead of floating among cloud-pictures. To glory in a prophetic vision of knowledge covering the earth is an easier ..."

4. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers by Henry David Thoreau (1873)
"dig up the soil from a thousand feet below the surface, we call it new, and the plants which spring from it; and when our vision pierces deeper into space, ..."

5. Modern perspective: a treatise upon the principles and practice of plane and by William Robert Ware (1882)
"The line can then be drawn through this point and the point Vi. pierces the But it is plain, from an inspection of Fig. 39, that if the line O were ..."

6. A Philosophical Dictionary by Voltaire (1843)
"... beneficence, modesty, temperance, mildness, wisdom, and piety, whilst half a pound of lead, sent from the distance of an hundred steps, pierces my body, ..."

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