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Definition 1: a drill for cutting circular holes around a center - [noun denoting artifact]

(trepan is a kind of ...) a tool with a sharp point and cutting edges for making holes in hard materials (usually rotating rapidly or by repeated blows)

Definition 2: a surgical instrument used to remove sections of bone from the skull - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for trepan in the sense of this definition

(trepan is a kind of ...) a medical instrument used in surgery

Definition 3: cut a hole with a trepan, as in surgery - [verb of contact]

(trepan is a kind of ...) make a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool

"don't drill here, there's a gas pipe" "drill a hole into the wall" "drill for oil" "carpenter bees are boring holes into the wall"

(trepan belongs to category ...) a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body

"they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available" "he died while undergoing surgery"

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