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puncture

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a mark or small hole made by a pointed instrument
  • a leak caused by several small punctures in the rubber gasket

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puncture

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of puncture (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to make a hole or series of holes in
  • a nail punctured the tire

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2 to penetrate or hold (something) with a pointed object
  • I could never puncture my own skin with a hypodermic needle

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The first known use of puncture was in the 14th century

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punctuating

puncture

punctured

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“Puncture.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/puncture. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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