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puncture

US [ˈpʌŋktʃər]
UK [ˈpʌŋktʃə(r)]
  • n.刺伤;(轮胎上刺破的)小孔;(尤指皮肤上被刺破的)扎孔
  • v.在…上扎孔(或穿孔);(被)刺破;使突然泄气;挫伤(锐气等)
  • Web穿刺;刺穿;刺孔
Plural Form:punctures  Present Participle:puncturing  Past Tense:punctured  
puncture
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n.
1.
(轮胎上刺破的)小孔,小洞a small hole in a tyre made by a sharp point
I had a puncture on the way and arrived late.
我在路上扎破了轮胎,所以迟到了。
2.
(尤指皮肤上被刺破的)扎孔;刺伤a small hole, especially in the skin, made by a sharp point
v.
1.
[t][i]
~ (sth)
在…上扎孔(或穿孔);(被)刺破to make a small hole in sth; to get a small hole
to puncture a tyre
扎破轮胎
She was taken to the hospital with broken ribs and a punctured lung.
她肋骨骨折、肺部穿孔,被送往医院。
One of the front tyres had punctured.
一个前轮被扎破了。
2.
[t]
~ sth
使突然泄气;挫伤(锐气等)to suddenly make sb feel less confident, proud, etc.
to puncture sb's confidence
打击某人的信心

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