tire puncture

tire puncture
(auto) pană de cauciuc

English-Romanian technical dictionary. 2013.

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  • puncture — punc|ture1 [ pʌŋktʃər ] noun count a small hole made with a sharp point, for example in a person s skin during an operation a. a small hole made by accident in a tire puncture punc|ture 2 [ pʌŋktʃər ] verb 1. ) transitive to make a small hole in… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Puncture — may mean:*A wound caused by such objects as nails or needles **A puncture wound to the lungs may cause tension pneumothorax **A puncture wound to the heart may cause cardiac tamponade *Penetration or leakage of any other object, especially a… …   Wikipedia

  • -puncture — ou poncture ♦ Élément, du lat. punctura « piqûre ». ⇒ PUNCTURE, élém. formant Élém. tiré du lat. punctura « piqûre », entrant dans la constr. de qq. subst. fém. désignant, en méd., des méthodes de thérapeutique ou de diagnostic par implantation d …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • puncture — [n] hole, rupture break, cut, damage, flat, flat tire*, jab, leak, nick, opening, perforation, prick, slit, stab; concepts 309,513,674 puncture [v1] poke hole in bore, cut, cut through, deflate, drill, go down, go flat, knife, lacerate, lance,… …   New thesaurus

  • puncture — [puŋk′chər] n. [ME < L punctura, a pricking < L pungere, to pierce: see POINT] 1. the act or an instance of perforating or piercing 2. a hole made by a sharp point, as in an automobile tire, the skin, etc. vt. punctured, puncturing 1. to… …   English World dictionary

  • Tire mousse — is a component in certain types of off road run flat tires, designed to allow them to maintain functionality despite a puncture. It is a ring of flexible foam that slid inside the tire before it is fitted on the rim. [… …   Wikipedia

  • Tire iron — A tire iron (tyre iron, or tyre lever, in British English) is a specialized metal tool used in working with tires that have inner tubes.Tire irons usually come in pairs, or threes, and are used to pry the edge of a tire away from the rim of the… …   Wikipedia

  • puncture — 1. noun 1) the tire developed a puncture Syn: hole, perforation, rupture; cut, slit; leak 2) my car has a puncture Syn: flat tire; informal flat 2. verb 1) he punctured the child s balloon …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • Tire — This article is about tires used on road vehicles, including pneumatic tires and solid tires. For railroad tires, see railway tires. For other uses, see tire (disambiguation) or tyre.Tires, or tyres (in American and British English, respectively) …   Wikipedia

  • puncture — puncturable, adj. punctureless, adj. puncturer, n. /pungk cheuhr/, n., v., punctured, puncturing. n. 1. the act of piercing or perforating, as with a pointed instrument or object. 2. a hole or mark so made. 3. Zool. a small pointlike depression.… …   Universalium

  • puncture — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun (BrE) small hole in a tyre/tire ⇨ See also ↑blowout ADJECTIVE ▪ slow ▪ The tyre had a slow puncture and had to be pumped up every day. VERB + PUNCTURE ▪ get, have …   Collocations dictionary

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