Puncture

Definition of Puncture

Punc´ture
n.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.
v. t.1.To pierce with a small, pointed instrument, or the like; to prick; to make a puncture in; as, to puncture the skin.
[imp. & p. p. Punctured ; p. pr. & vb. n. Puncturing.]

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