puncture

puncture
1. verb
(to make or get a small hole in: Some glass on the road punctured my new tyre.) pinchar

2. noun
(a hole in a tyre: My car has had two punctures this week.) pinchazo
puncture1 n pinchazo
we had a puncture and had to change a wheel tuvimos un pinchazo y tuvimos que cambiar una rueda
puncture2 vb pinchar / pincharse
the tyre is punctured el neumático está pinchado
El gerundio de puncture se escribe puncturing
puncture
tr['pʌŋkʧəSMALLr/SMALL]
noun
1 pinchazo
his bike's got a puncture su bici tiene una rueda pinchada
he had a puncture se le pinchó una rueda
transitive verb
1 (tyre, ball, etc) pinchar
2 SMALLMEDICINE/SMALL puncionar
intransitive verb
1 pincharse
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SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
punctured lung pulmón nombre masculino perforado
puncture ['pʌŋkʧər] vt, -tured ; -turing : pinchar, punzar, perforar, ponchar Mex
puncture n
: pinchazo m, ponchadura f Mex
puncture
n.
perforación s.f.
pinchadura s.f.
pinchazo s.m.
punción s.f.
puntura s.f.
punzada s.f.
v.
perforar v.
pinchar v.
punzar v.
'pʌŋktʃər
I
noun
a) (in tire, ball) pinchazo m, pinchadura f (AmL), ponchadura f (Méx)

my bike has a puncture — mi bicicleta tiene una rueda pinchada or (Méx) una llanta ponchada

we had a puncture on the way there — pinchamos por el camino, se nos ponchó una llanta en el camino (Méx)

it has a slow puncture — pierde aire

b) (Med) punción f

II
1.
transitive verb \<\<tire/ball\>\> pinchar, ponchar (Méx)

punctured lung — pulmón m perforado


2.
vi \<\<tire/ball\>\> pincharse
['pʌŋktʃǝ(r)]
1.
N (in tyre, balloon) pinchazo m , ponchadura f (Mex); (in skin) perforación f ; (Aut) pinchazo m , ponchadura f (Mex)

I have a puncture — se me ha pinchado or (Mex) ponchado un neumático or (esp LAm) una llanta

I had a puncture on the motorway — tuve un pinchazo en la autopista

2.
VT [+ tyre] pinchar, ponchar (Mex); [+ skin] perforar

this punctured his confidence — esto destruyó su confianza

we'll see if it punctures his pride — veremos si esto le baja los humos

3.
VI pincharse, poncharse (Mex)
4.
CPD

puncture repair kit N — kit m de reparación de pinchazos

puncture wound N — herida f punzante

* * *
['pʌŋktʃər]
I
noun
a) (in tire, ball) pinchazo m, pinchadura f (AmL), ponchadura f (Méx)

my bike has a puncture — mi bicicleta tiene una rueda pinchada or (Méx) una llanta ponchada

we had a puncture on the way there — pinchamos por el camino, se nos ponchó una llanta en el camino (Méx)

it has a slow puncture — pierde aire

b) (Med) punción f

II
1.
transitive verb \<\<tire/ball\>\> pinchar, ponchar (Méx)

punctured lung — pulmón m perforado


2.
vi \<\<tire/ball\>\> pincharse

English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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  • puncture — vb *perforate, punch, prick, bore, drill Analogous words: pierce, penetrate (see ENTER): deflate, shrink (see CONTRACT vb) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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