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4 : to make a hole in with a punch <The conductor punched my ticket.
Many of our parts have hundreds of punched holes and complex features, which is what we ran in the test because we wanted it to replicate routine punching projects as much as possible.
I could have laid the plate down on parallels and punched the inserts out, but that would have risked the expensive parts banging into each other while hidden under the plate.
Frey said Jacobs punched him in January 2004 while being escorted to a holding cell to do legal research.
With the recent addition of several new products, all requiring punched stainless steel cabinetry, the company set up a new punching department using a new Murata Wiedemann Motorum 2044 precision punch press.
In some counties using punch-card ballots, votes went unregistered because the holes next to the candidates' names weren't entirely punched through, and thus weren't registered by ballot counting machines.