Definition Of rupture


(especially of a pipe, a vessel, or a bodily part such as an organ or membrane) break or burst suddenly.

if the main artery ruptures he could die

a breach of a harmonious relationship.

the rupture with his father would never be healed

an instance of breaking or bursting suddenly and completely.

a small hairline crack could develop into a rupture

breach or disturb (a harmonious feeling or situation).

once trust has been ruptured it can be difficult to regain

Example Of rupture

  • A pimple forms when bacteria, sebum, and old cells rupture your follicle wall and invade your skin.

  • A powerful burst of rupture energy is seen 80 seconds later as the quake progresses northwest.

  • a small hairline crack could develop into a rupture

  • Amniotomy was performed if membranes did not rupture within 24 hours.

  • An estimated 2,000 fans cheered the Shrimps onto the Division One club's pitch - but it took just two minutes for reality to rupture the excitement.

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