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puncture

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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
puncture /'pʌɳktʃə/
  • danh từ
    • sự đâm, sự châm, sự chích; lỗ đâm, lỗ châm, lỗ chích, lỗ thủng
    • (điện học) sự đánh thủng
      • electric puncture: sự đánh thủng điện
  • ngoại động từ
    • đam thủng, châm thủng, chích thủng
    • (nghĩa bóng) làm cho xì hơi, làm cho tịt ngòi
      • his ppride is punctured: tính kiêu căng tự đắc của nó bị làm xì rồi
  • nội động từ
    • bị đâm thủng (lốp xe...); bị chích
Concise Dictionary
punctures|punctured|puncturing'pʌŋktʃə(r)
noun
+loss of air pressure in a tire when a hole is made by some sharp object
+a small hole made by a sharp object
+the act of puncturing or perforating
verb
+pierce with a pointed object; make a hole into
+make by piercing
+reduce or lessen the size or importance of
+cause to lose air pressure or collapse by piercing
+be pierced or punctured

Thesaurus Dictionary
n.
1 hole, perforation, opening, leak; flat (tyre):
I haven't the tools needed to patch the puncture in the tyre.
2 perforation, perforating, holing, puncturing, piercing, stabbing, punching:
The puncture of the balloon means that we shall have to postpone our trip.
v.
3 perforate, hole, pierce, stab, penetrate, go through, prick, nick, rupture:
An arrow punctured the side of the tent.
4 deflate, disillusion, bring up short, discourage, humble, dash, destroy, ruin:
Any hopes I had of winning the marathon were punctured when I tripped and fell, spraining my ankle.
Advanced English Dictionary
noun, verb
+ noun
1 (BrE) a small hole in a tyre made by a sharp point: I had a puncture on the way and arrived late.
See also - FLAT n. (6)
2 a small hole, especially in the skin, made by a sharp point: There were four small puncture marks on her wrist where the cat had bitten her.
+ verb
1 to make a small hole in sth; to get a small hole: [VN] to puncture a tyre / balloon + She was taken to the hospital with broken ribs and a punctured lung. + [V] One of the front tyres had punctured.
2 [VN] (written) to suddenly make sb feel less confident, proud, etc: to puncture sb's confidence / complacency / illusions + The earlier mood of optimism had been punctured.
Collocation Dictionary
noun

ADJ.

slow
The tyre had a slow puncture and had to be pumped up every day.
| bicycle

VERB + PUNCTURE

get, have, suffer
She suffered a puncture in the fifth lap.
| fix, mend, repair



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