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puncture

punc·ture

puncture

 
pronunciation:
puhngk chr
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a small hole caused by a sharp object.
There is a puncture in the tire.
synonyms:
hole, prick
similar words:
aperture, bore, breach, eyelet, opening, vent
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: punctured, punctures, puncturing
definition: to make or pierce with a sharp object.
She punctured the balloon with a pin.
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synonyms:
bore, perforate, pierce
similar words:
pit, prick, punch
derivations: puncturable (adj.), puncturer (n.)
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