verb (used with object), punc·tured, punc·tur·ing.
verb (used without object), punc·tured, punc·tur·ing.
- punctum cecum,
- punctum vasculosum,
- puncture vine,
- puncture weed,
- puncture wound,
Origin of puncture
Examples from the Web for puncture
She wants to puncture all of the caricatures that blunt the harsh reality of Eichmann.Nothing Was Banal About Eichmann’s Evil, Says a Scathing New Biography|Michael Signer|October 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So any response has to make him hurt, personally; it has to puncture his ego, his pride.
Some of those pieces of metal also exited his body, bringing his puncture total to 20.
If your campaign is built on inevitability, a puncture can take you down.Romney Losing His Mojo After Caucus, Primary Losses to Santorum|Howard Kurtz|February 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
By presenting us with a workable plan, the president will be able to puncture that fear.
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.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
If they are good, the oil will instantly spread around the puncture.The Young Housekeeper's Friend|Mrs. (Mary Hooker) Cornelius
Submission is like the lotion that is applied to mosquito bites—it takes away the irritation, though the puncture be left.Expositions of Holy Scripture|Alexander Maclaren
A single egg is deposited in a puncture, although several may be placed in a single fruit.
"Perhaps we'll condemn 'em and puncture 'em," answered the King.The Tin Woodman of Oz|L. Frank Baum