rupture

All Noun Verb
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  • Or do they come to earth, their birth Rupturing the memory of previous being? Cited from Spoon River Anthology, by Edgar Lee Masters
  • Death from rupture is rare in women who have access to modern medical facilities.
  • He had suffered a ruptured disc in his lower back two weeks earlier.
  • Gas lines began to rupture and were burning all over the city.
  • During the previous year a fuel line on the station had ruptured.
  • These ruptures are so frequent that for some miles back it is very difficult to find a safe way. Cited from Outlines of the Earth's History, by Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
  • In both cases, track rupture is suggested as cause of the accident.
  • Being pulled out of it at the end of that section is sort of a rupture.
  • John is left home alone when his spleen ruptures as a result of the attack.
  • The evidence also shows the rupture direction going from north to south in each of these time-correlated events.
  • Extensive surface rupturing can be seen on the east slope of the range.
  • These events caused by hypotension do not usually cause the blood vessel to rupture.
  • It ruptures, on average, about every four to five years.
  • This caused a rupture in the relationship with his father and being cut off from his allowance.
  • Increased pressure may also cause ear drums to rupture, resulting in severe pain.
  • This was the immediate cause of the late rupture and present revolution.
  • A ruptured oil tank for the mount started the fire which led eventually to the loss of the ship.
  • It is said the damage resulted from the rupture of an underground well structure.
  • A surface rupture block was placed in each end zone where the fault line passes through the stadium.
  • Later that year, he ruptured his arm and had to have surgery.
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Words starting with rupture

Meaning of rupture

  • noun State of being torn or burst open
  • noun A personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)
    they hoped to avoid a break in relations
  • noun The act of making a sudden noisy break