Noun(1) a long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon(2) an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish(3) a surgical knife with a pointed double-edged blade; used for punctures and small incisions
Verb(1) move quickly, as if by cutting one's way(2) pierce with a lance, as in a knights' fight(3) open by piercing with a lancet
(1) I turned to Luke, looking down at his beautiful, sleepy face and feeling a stab of pain lance through me.(2) Too late, he saw a flash out of the corner of his eye, and felt a stinging pain lance along his back.(3) According to local legend, the killer whales would even guide the tiny whale boats out to the hunt so that the whalers could harpoon and lance the harassed animal.(4) And I now have the breathe control to lance two fish on the same spear with one breathe of air.(5) Stubb takes after it in the process of pitchpoling; with a long lance, connected to a length of rope, he darts the whale, then pulls the lance back, and repeats the process.(6) In the open hearth process an oxygen lance is arranged to blow large volumes of oxygen onto the molten metal in the hearth.(7) The specific areas of the sample selected for ablation are subjected to a burst of laser light, which acts like a microscopic thermal lance , to vaporise a tiny spot on the surface just 0.02 millimetre wide.(8) He could sink that harpoon 3 feet into a whale and once fast it was not long before he was on the whale's back driving the lance 6 feet into its vitals.(9) The liquid nitrogen injection station consists of a liquid nitrogen lance , which is moved in and out of the ready-mix truck drum using a pneumatic cylinder.(10) Sir Anthony held the crown out on the tip of his lance .(11) He had borrowed the jet washer from his brother Alfred, who told the inquest he had modified it by replacing a plastic lance with a metal one.(12) A pneumatically operated ball valve controls the flow of liquid nitrogen through each lance , and the entire process is sequenced from a pushbutton control panel.(13) Suggested treatment for small, intact blisters is to remove the blister contents by needle aspiration or to lance the blister at its base but leave a pedicle of attachment.(14) The water to the lance is maintained at a high pressure, resulting in a powerful, fast jet of water.(15) At the bottom, she jumped up and felt pain lance through her right knee.(16) the governor made it one of his priorities to lance the boil of corruption
1. spear ::
2. fizgig ::
3. lancet ::
Different Formslance, lanced, lances, lancing
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