Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / puncture

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

Gloves need to resist cuts, tears, and punctures, too, which can otherwise result from handling pieces of metal.
The first and often hardest step is locating the puncture, Lassesen says.
Also, by concentrating the batteries near the center of the car, it reduces the chances of a battery puncture in the event of a side impact.
One of these is filled to a depth of about one-fourth inch from a puncture in the finger, and is set aside for a few hours.
Examination of the fluid obtained by lumbar puncture is of value in diagnosis of certain forms of meningitis.
Should he snap at the rear wheel and puncture the tire—Matt's thoughts could not carry the danger further.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
Where evidence warrants it corpses are subjected to microscopic and meticulous search to locate a hypodermic puncture.
Each puncture and tiny grotto was filled with it, and a sloping cap of shimmering snow spread over the summit.
“Picturesque old nuisance,” he said, and jabbed at his scalp with his pencil as though he meant to puncture his skull.
From each spot where there is a puncture, little air bubbles will come out whilst the tube is under water.

WORDS RELATED TO PUNCTURE

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

WORD OF THE DAY

putativeadjective | [pyoo-tuh-tiv ]SEE DEFINITION
See Today's Synonym