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ruptures

noun , plural of rupture

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1 an opening caused by the sudden tearing or breaking of something
  • The earthquake created a rupture that spanned several miles.
  • Doctors identified a rupture in his aorta.
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ruptures

verb , present tense third-person singular of rupture

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2 to develop a hole, crack, or tear often in a sudden and forceful or violent way
  • The pipeline ruptured, leaking thousands of gallons of oil.
  • The fault could rupture during the next major earthquake.
  • High blood pressure caused the blood vessels to rupture.
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