Tesauro Inglês

Sinônimos de puncture

(substantivo) 
Definition
a tear and loss of pressure in a tyre
Someone helped me to mend the puncture.
Sinônimos
flat tyre
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flattie (New Zealand)
(substantivo) 
Definition
a small hole made by a sharp object
an instrument used to make a puncture in the abdominal wall
Sinônimos
hole
They got in through a hole in the wall.
kids with holes in the knees of their jeans
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opening
He squeezed through an opening in the fence.
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break
a break in the earth's surface
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cut
The operation involves making several cuts in the cornea.
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nick
The barbed wire had left only the tiniest nick below my right eye.
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leak
a leak in the radiator
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slit
She watched them through a slit in the curtain.
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rupture
a major rupture between the two countries
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perforation
(verbo) 
Definition
to pierce a hole in (something) with a sharp object
The bullet punctured his stomach.
Sinônimos
pierce
Pierce the skin of the potato with a fork.
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cut
Thieves cut a hole in the fence.
Cut the branches back with a saw.
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nick
A sharp blade is likely to nick the skin and draw blood.
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penetrate
The needle penetrated the skin.
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prick
She pricked her finger with a needle.
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rupture
Tanks can rupture and burn in a collision.
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perforate
The table was perforated by a series of small holes.
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impale
I had to go to hospital after impaling my foot on a railing spike.
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bore a hole (in)
(verbo) 
Definition
to cause (a tyre etc.) to lose pressure by piercing
The tyre is guaranteed never to puncture.
Sinônimos
deflate
The vandals had deflated his car's tyres.
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go down
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go flat
(verbo) 
a witty column which punctures celebrity egos
Sinônimos
humble
the little car company that humbled the industry giants
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deflate
Her comments deflated him a bit.
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take down a peg (informal)

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of break
Definition
the act or result of breaking
a break in the earth's surface
in the sense of cut
Definition
a stroke or incision made by cutting
The operation involves making several cuts in the cornea.
in the sense of cut
Definition
(of a sharp instrument) to penetrate or open up (a person or thing)
Thieves cut a hole in the fence.Cut the branches back with a saw.

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