Definition of Puncture. Meaning of Puncture. Synonyms of Puncture

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Definition of Puncture

Puncture
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.
Puncture
Puncture Punc"ture, n. [L. punctura, fr. pungere, punctum, to prick. See Pungent.] 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. A lion may perish by the puncture of an asp. --Rambler.

Meaning of Puncture from wikipedia

- Puncture, punctured or puncturing may refer to: a flat tyre in British English (US English "flat tire" or just "flat") a penetrating wound caused by pointy...
- Lumbar puncture (LP), also known as a spinal tap, is a medical procedure in which a needle is inserted into the spinal canal, most commonly to collect...
- In coding theory, puncturing is the process of removing some of the parity bits after encoding with an error-correction code. This has the same effect...
- Puncture (released under the title Injustice in the United Kingdom) is an independent feature film starring Chris Evans, directed by Adam K****en and Mark...
- manifold is known as once-punctured. With the removal of a second point, it becomes twice-punctured, and so on. Examples of punctured manifolds include the...
- Puncture Wounds (produced and released internationally as A Certain Justice) is a 2014 American action film directed by Giorgio Serafini and James Coyne...
- Post-dural-puncture headache (PDPH) is a complication of puncture of the dura mater (one of the membranes around the brain and spinal cord). The headache...
- caltrops, cat's-head, devil's eyelashes, devil's-thorn, devil's-weed, puncture vine, and tackweed. Tribulus terrestris is a taprooted herbaceous plant...
- ventricles. A sample of CSF can be taken from around the spinal cord via lumbar puncture. This can be used to test the intracranial pressure, as well as indicate...
- flat tire is puncturing of the tire by a sharp object, such as a nail or pin, letting the air escape. Depending on the size of the puncture, the tire may...