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Puncture

Punc´ture
n.1.The act of puncturing; perforating with something pointed.
2.A small hole made by a point; a slight wound, bite, or sting; as, the puncture of a nail, needle, or pin.
A lion may perish by the puncture of an asp.
- Rambler.
v. t.1.To pierce with a small, pointed instrument, or the like; to prick; to make a puncture in; as, to puncture the skin.
[imp. & p. p. Punctured ; p. pr. & vb. n. Puncturing.]
Noun1.Puncturepuncture - loss of air pressure in a tire when a hole is made by some sharp object
2.puncture - a small hole made by a sharp object
3.puncture - the act of puncturing or perforating
Verb1.puncture - pierce with a pointed object; make a hole into; "puncture a tire"
2.puncture - make by piercing; "puncture a hole"
3.puncture - reduce or lessen the size or importance of; "The bad review of his work deflated his self-confidence"
Synonyms: deflate
4.puncture - cause to lose air pressure or collapse by piercing; "puncture an air balloon"
5.puncture - be pierced or punctured; "The tire punctured"
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