puncture

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Synonyms for puncture

flat tyre

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deflate

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humble

Synonyms for puncture

to make a hole or other opening in

to pass into or through by overcoming resistance

to cause to be no longer believed or valued

a small mark or hole made by a sharp, pointed object

Synonyms for puncture

loss of air pressure in a tire when a hole is made by some sharp object

a small hole made by a sharp object

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the act of puncturing or perforating

pierce with a pointed object

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make by piercing

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reduce or lessen the size or importance of

cause to lose air pressure or collapse by piercing

be pierced or punctured

References in periodicals archive ?
Neonatal osteomyelitis of the os calcis: a complication of repeated heel punctures.
Transcutaneous measurements were performed in duplicate immediately before heel puncture.
The samples were collected into heparin-containing, amber-colored containers after heel puncture with a capillary puncture device (Tenderfoot[R]; International Technidyne Corp.
Fear of osteomyelitis caused one clinical chemist to condemn heel puncture in favor of big-toe puncture of babies, but no anatomical studies were included as proof (7).
Babies of diabetic mothers who had experienced heel punctures for blood glucose measurements, even when their skin was being cleaned with alcohol--a nonpainful stimulus--had more grimacing and were given higher estimates of pain by observers when blood was drawn for their newborn metabolic screen 1-2 days after the prior heel sticks," he said.