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punctures

noun
plural of puncture

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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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punctures

verb
present tense third-person singular of puncture

Synonyms & Antonyms of punctures (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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“Punctures.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/punctures. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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