puncture

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1 puncture /ˈpʌŋktʃɚ/ noun
plural punctures
1 puncture
/ˈpʌŋktʃɚ/
noun
plural punctures
Learner's definition of PUNCTURE
[count]
: a hole or wound made by a sharp point
: a small hole in a tire that causes it to lose air
2 puncture /ˈpʌŋktʃɚ/ verb
punctures; punctured; puncturing
2 puncture
/ˈpʌŋktʃɚ/
verb
punctures; punctured; puncturing
Learner's definition of PUNCTURE
: to make a hole in (something) with a sharp point
[+ object]
[no object]
[+ object] : to weaken, damage, or destroy (something, such as an argument or a person's feelings, pride, etc.) suddenly or in a way that causes surprise or embarrassment
[+ object] of a sound : to interrupt (silence) in a sudden and unexpected way

— punctured

adjective
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