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  Words related to puncture

Related / Similar Words: deflate

 

Definition:
  • the act of puncturing or perforating;
  • a small hole made by a sharp object;
  • loss of air pressure in a tire when a hole is made by some sharp object;
  • be pierced or punctured; "The tire punctured";
  • cause to lose air pressure or collapse by piercing; "puncture an air balloon";
  • reduce or lessen the size or importance of; "The bad review of his work deflated his self-confidence";
  • pierce with a pointed object; make a hole into; "puncture a tire";
  • make by piercing; "puncture a hole";

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    Hyponyms: centesis, perforation, prick, pricking, venipuncture, pinhole, pinprick, scarify

     

    Derivational Morphology: deflator

     

     
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