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Definition of PUNCTURER

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Puncture \Punc"ture\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Punctured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Puncturing}.] To pierce with a small, pointed instrument, or the like; to prick; to make a puncture in; as, to puncture the skin. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Puncture \Punc"ture\, n. [L. punctura, fr. pungere, punctum, to prick. See {Pungent}.]
     1. The act of puncturing; perforating with something pointed. [1913 Webster]

     2. A small hole made by a point; a slight wound, bite, or sting; as, the puncture of a nail, needle, or pin. [1913 Webster]

              A lion may perish by the puncture of an asp.
                                                    --Rambler. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

238 Moby Thesaurus words for "puncture": abrade, abrasion, acupunctuation, acupuncture, auger, bark, belie, birthmark, bite, blaze, blaze a trail, blemish, bloody, blotch, blow sky-high, blow up, bore, boring, brand, break, bring up short, broach, burn, caste mark, cave, cave in, chafe, chalk, chalk up, check, check off, checkmark, chip, cicatrix, cicatrize, claw, collapse, concussion, countersink, crack, crackle, craze, cut, dapple, dash, define, deflate, delimit, demarcate, destroy, discolor, discoloration, disconfirm, discourage, discredit, disillusion, disprove, dot, drill, drill hole, earmark, empierce, empiercement, engrave, engraving, explode, expose, fall in, fix, fixing, flash burn, fleck, flick, fold, fold up, fracture, fray, frazzle, freckle, fret, gall, gash, go through, gore, goring, gouge, gouge out, graving, hack, hatch, hole, honeycomb, humble, hurt, impale, impalement, implode, impress, imprint, incise, incision, injure, injury, invalidate, jab, jot, lacerate, laceration, lance, lancing, leak, lentigo, lesion, line, macula, maim, make a mark, make mincemeat of, mark, mark off, mark out, marking, maul, mole, mortal wound, mottle, mutilate, mutilation, needle, negate, negative, nevus, nick, notch, opening, patch, pencil, penetrate, penetration, pepper, perforate, perforation, pierce, piercing, pink, point, polka dot, prick, pricking, print, prove the contrary, punch, punching, punctuate, puncturing, ream, ream out, rend, rent, riddle, rip, ruin, run, run through, rupture, savage, scald, scar, scarification, scarify, scorch, score, scotch, scrape, scratch, scratching, scuff, seal, seam, second-degree burn, shoot, show up, skewer, skewering, skin, slash, slit, sore, spear, speck, speckle, spike, spit, splash, splotch, spot, sprain, stab, stab wound, stabbing, stain, stamp, stick, stigma, stigmatize, strain, strawberry mark, streak, striate, stripe, tap, tattoo, tattoo mark, tear, terebration, third-degree burn, tick, tick off, tittle, trace, transfix, transfixation, transfixion, transforation, transpierce, trauma, traumatize, trepan, trepanning, trephine, trephining, undercut, underline, underscore, watermark, wound, wounds immedicable, wrench


Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thesaurus]


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