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Definition of Puncture


  1. The act of puncturing; perforating with something pointed.
  2. A small hole made by a point; a slight wound, bite, or sting; as, the puncture of a nail, needle, or pin.
  3. To pierce with a small, pointed instrument, or the like; to prick; to make a puncture in; as, to puncture the skin.

Puncture Quotations

Mental fight means thinking against the current, not with it. It is our business to puncture gas bags and discover the seeds of truth.
Virginia Woolf

Nobody travels on the road to success without a puncture or two.
Navjot Singh Sidhu

As critical acclaim and response has built up, every interview I give is a chance to puncture the myth I've created about my work and refine it.
James Ellroy

I am a disaster magnet. I came home from our first anniversary vacation with jellyfish stings, a puncture wound from a wrought iron pineapple and a cork-shaped bruise in my cleavage.
Molly Harper

Part of the role of photography is to exaggerate, and that is an aspect that I have to puncture. I do that by showing the world as I really find it.
Martin Parr
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Puncture Translations

puncture in French is crevaison, ponction
puncture in German is durchstechen
puncture in Italian is scoppiare, crepare
puncture in Latin is pungo pupugi punctum
puncture in Swedish is punktering, stick