Definition of Punctures

1. Noun. (plural of puncture) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of puncture) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Punctures

1. puncture [v] - See also: puncture

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Punctures

punctum proximum
punctum remotum
punctum vasculosum
punctum vegetationis
puncturable
puncturation
puncturations
puncture
punctured
punctured interval
punctured neighborhood
punctured neighborhoods
punctureless
puncturer
puncturers
punctures (current term)
puncturing
punctus percontativus
pundette
pundettes
punding
pundit
punditic
punditocracy
punditocratic
punditries
punditry
pundits
pundle
pundles

Literary usage of Punctures

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1852)
"ON OPENING BUBOES BY MULTIPLE punctures. By M. VIDAL. ... If the collection be both extensive and superficial, several simultaneous punctures are required. ..."

2. Transactions of the American Entomological Society. by American Entomological Society (1892)
"Abdomen shining, with very sparse and fine punctures, the punctures stronger and closer on the apical segment ; colored like the female ; the pale hair is ..."

3. Transactions of the American Entomological Society by American Entomological Society (1905)
"Less elongate, courser punctures scarcely detectable at any part. ... Coarser punctures of pronotum and elytra only moderate in size and number, ..."

4. Herodotus by Herodotus (1812)
"To have punctures on the skin 8 is with them a mark of nobility; ... 1 punctures on their skin.]—If Plutarch may be credited, the Thracians in his time made ..."

5. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1868)
"Apical oval of punctured curve of elytra composed of large, coarse punctures. ß. Apical oval curve composed of very fine punctures, almost obliterated ..."

6. Rhynchophora Or Weevils of North Eastern America by Willis Stanley Blatchley, Charles William Leng (1916)
"Elytra shining, with strial punctures distinct on dorsal area but obscure on lateral area, interspaces smooth, shining, scarcely punctured; ..."

7. Journal of the New York Entomological Society by New York Entomological Society (1900)
"punctures of the elytral series each bearing an infinitesimal hair only visible under great amplification, the surface throughout polished and apparently ..."

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