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Another word for rupture

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Noun
  1. An opening, especially in a solid structure

      1. A hole or series of holes punched or bored through something, especially a hole in a series, separating sections in a sheet or roll.
      2. The act of perforating.
      3. The state of being perforated.
      1. A hollowed place in something solid; a cavity or pit:
      2. An opening or perforation:
      3. An opening in a defensive formation, such as the area of a baseball infield between two adjacent fielders.
      1. An opening in a solid structure or surface; a cleft or breach:
      2. A break in a line of defense.
      3. An opening through mountains; a pass.
      1. To cause to separate into pieces suddenly or violently; smash.
      2. To divide into pieces, as by bending or cutting:
      3. To separate into components or parts:
      1. An opening, tear, or rupture.
      2. A gap or rift, especially in a solid structure such as a dike or fortification.
      3. A violation or infraction, as of a contract, law, legal obligation, or promise.
    See also:

    open

  2. An interruption in friendly relations

Verb
  1. To undergo partial breaking

      1. To divide (something) from end to end, into layers, or along the grain:
      2. To cause to be split unintentionally:
      3. To cause to undergo nuclear fission or division into elements:
      1. The act or process of breaking.
      2. The condition of having been broken or ruptured:
      3. A break, rupture, or crack, especially in bone or cartilage.
      1. A long narrow opening; a crack or cleft.
      2. The process of splitting or separating; division.
      3. A separation into subgroups or factions; a schism.
      1. To break without complete separation of parts:
      2. To break or snap apart:
      3. To make a sharp snapping sound:
    See also:

    help

Another word for rupture

Noun
      1. To break without complete separation of parts:
      2. To break or snap apart:
      3. To make a sharp snapping sound:
      1. The act or process of moving apart or forcing something apart:
      2. The condition of being apart, especially the condition of two people who had lived together or been married living in different places.
      3. An interval or space that separates; a gap:
      1. An opening, tear, or rupture.
      2. A gap or rift, especially in a solid structure such as a dike or fortification.
      3. A violation or infraction, as of a contract, law, legal obligation, or promise.
Verb
      1. To come open or fly apart suddenly or violently, especially from internal pressure.
      2. To explode.
      3. To be or seem to be full to the point of breaking open:
      1. To pull apart or into pieces by force; rend.
      2. To cause to be pulled apart unintentionally, as by accident:
      3. To lacerate (the skin, for example).
      1. To break without complete separation of parts:
      2. To break or snap apart:
      3. To make a sharp snapping sound:
    See also:

    break