lancet
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /lɑːn.sɪt/
  • (America, CA, Northern England) IPA: /læn.sɪt/
Noun

lancet (plural lancets)

  1. A sharp, pointed, two-edged surgical instrument used in venesection and for opening abscesses etc.
  2. (metallurgy) An iron bar used for tapping a melting furnace.
  3. (architecture) A high narrow window, terminating in an arch acutely pointed, often double or triple, common in the first half of the 13th century.
Translations Verb

lancet (lancets, present participle lanceting; past and past participle lanceted)

  1. To pierce with a lancet.

Lancet
Proper noun
  1. Surname



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