- 1A small, broad, two-edged surgical knife or blade with a sharp point.More example sentences
- Medical wastes are defined as discarded sharps (needles, scalpel blades, lancets, and broken glass) and potentially infectious wastes.
- Discard the lancet into a biohazard sharps container.
- ‘No one has a product on the market that will let people throw away their lancets,’ he says.
- 2A lancet arch or window.More example sentences
- Closer to home, the family remained engaged in local affairs, making large donations to St Andrews Martyr's Church, where a beautiful lancet known as Forgan's Window is still preserved.
- Any heraldic information that appeared at the top of the central and right lancets has been lost.
- From the high lancets, sunlight streamed in, and the dust motes flared like supernovae as they passed into the light.
- 2.1 [as modifier] Shaped like a lancet arch: a lancet clockMore example sentences
- The sharply pointed lower ends are interpreted to have articulated in the alternating tiny furrows and ridges at the adoral extremity of each lancet plate surrounding the mouth.
- The heraldic devices of the lancet tops and in the tracery lights represent other of Louis's and Francoise's possessions and ancestors.
- Additional heraldic shields float in the foregrounds below the flanking scenes, as well as in the lancet cusps and the adjacent tracery openings above them.
late Middle English (also denoting a small lance): from Old French lancette, diminutive of lance 'a lance'.
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