rupture (Meaning)

Wordnet

rupture (n)

state of being torn or burst open

a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)

the act of making a sudden noisy break

Wordnet

rupture (v)

separate or cause to separate abruptly

Webster

rupture (n.)

The act of breaking apart, or separating; the state of being broken asunder; as, the rupture of the skin; the rupture of a vessel or fiber; the rupture of a lutestring.

Breach of peace or concord between individuals; open hostility or war between nations; interruption of friendly relations; as, the parties came to a rupture.

Hernia. See Hernia.

A bursting open, as of a steam boiler, in a less sudden manner than by explosion. See Explosion.

Webster

rupture (v. t.)

To part by violence; to break; to burst; as, to rupture a blood vessel.

To produce a hernia in.

Webster

rupture (v. i.)

To suffer a breach or disruption.

rupture Sentence Examples

  1. The severe earthquake caused a catastrophic rupture in the earth's crust, releasing immense energy and triggering landslides.
  2. The volcanic eruption resulted in a sudden rupture of the magma chamber, spewing molten rock and ash into the atmosphere.
  3. The intense pressure built up within the aneurysm led to a dangerous rupture, causing a life-threatening brain hemorrhage.
  4. The aged and weakened bridge structure experienced a partial rupture under the weight of the passing traffic.
  5. The rupture of the dam's spillway sent torrents of water crashing through the countryside, flooding homes and businesses.
  6. The rupture of the gas line ignited a raging inferno, engulfing the nearby building in flames.
  7. The rupture between the two friends left a deep and lasting divide, forever altering their relationship.
  8. The discovery of a significant rupture in the submarine cable disrupted communication and data transmission across the ocean.
  9. The rupture of the sedimentary rock revealed ancient fossils, shedding light on the region's geological history.
  10. The rupture of the appendix, a small organ in the abdomen, caused acute pain and required immediate medical intervention.

FAQs About the word rupture

state of being torn or burst open, a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions), the act of making a sudden noisy break, separate or cause to

fracture, rift, tear, fissure, opening, gash, laceration, incision, ravine, breach

healing, healing, merger, union, coupling, junction, repair, implosion, combination, filling

The severe earthquake caused a catastrophic rupture in the earth's crust, releasing immense energy and triggering landslides.

The volcanic eruption resulted in a sudden rupture of the magma chamber, spewing molten rock and ash into the atmosphere.

The intense pressure built up within the aneurysm led to a dangerous rupture, causing a life-threatening brain hemorrhage.

The aged and weakened bridge structure experienced a partial rupture under the weight of the passing traffic.