Definitions for rupture
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word rupture.
state of being torn or burst open
rupture, breach, break, severance, rift, falling outnoun
a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)
"they hoped to avoid a break in relations"
the act of making a sudden noisy break
tear, rupture, snap, bustverb
separate or cause to separate abruptly
"The rope snapped"; "tear the paper"
A burst, split, or break.
A social breach or break, between individuals or groups.
A break or tear in soft tissue, such as a muscle.
A failure mode in which a tough ductile material pulls apart rather than cracking.
To burst, break through, or split, as under pressure.
Etymology: From rupture, or its source, ruptura, from the participle stem of rumpere.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: rupture, Fr. from ruptus, Lat.
Bursting with kindly rupture, forth disclos’d
Their callow young. John Milton.
A lute string will bear a hundred weight without rupture, but at the same time cannot exert its elasticity. Arbuthnot.
The diets of infants ought to be extremely thin, such as lengthen the fibres without rupture. Arbuthnot.
When the parties, that divide the commonwealth, come to a rupture, it seems every man’s duty to chuse a side. Jonathan Swift.
The rupture of the groin or scrotum is the most common species of hernia. Samuel Sharp, Surgery.
To break; to burst; to suffer disruption.
Etymology: from the noun.
The vessels of the brain and membranes, if ruptured, absorb the extravasated blood. Samuel Sharp, Surgery.
Rupture is the act of breaking or bursting suddenly and completely, causing damage or discontinuation. It can also refer to an instance of a relationship or a situation being broken off or disrupted. In medicine, it may refer to the bursting or tearing of an organ or tissue.
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
to part by violence; to break; to burst; as, to rupture a blood vessel
to produce a hernia in
to suffer a breach or disruption
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rup′tūr, n. the act of breaking or bursting: the state of being broken: a breach of the peace: hernia (q.v.), esp. abdominal.—v.t. to break or burst: to part by violence.—v.i. to suffer a breach: (bot.) to dehisce irregularly.—adj. Rup′tile (bot.), dehiscent by an irregular splitting of the walls.—n. Rup′tion, a breach.—adj. Rup′tive.—n. Rup′tūary, a member of the plebeian class. [Fr.,—Low L. ruptura—L. rumpĕre, ruptum, to break.]
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Forcible or traumatic tear or break of an organ or other soft part of the body.
Rupture was an online destination connecting gamers and allowing them to share gaming experiences, events, challenges, and achievements. The site was founded by Shawn Fanning and investor Ron Conway. After working together with the original Napster and then with music distributor Snocap, the two began work on Rupture, a social network for MMORPGs; primarily for World of WarCraft (WOW) gamers.The company was based in San Francisco, California. Parent company ThreeSF, Inc., was acquired by Electronic Arts on May 28, 2008.
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
This word signifies the commencement of hostilities between any two or more powers.
The numerical value of rupture in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of rupture in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Any one of these fault zones that are producing magnitude 3 or 4 earthquakes could rupture into a larger earthquake. There are as many as 12 different fault zones that are capable of producing a large, 5 to 6 magnitude earthquake.
Poetry is a weapon. It is an instrument of social change...and poetry is one of the most political arts out there because it demands that you rupture and destabilize the language in which you're working with. Inherently, you are pushing against the status quo. And so for me, it's always existed in that tradition of truth-telling.
Imagine that? The president resigning. That's a constitutional rupture, the truth has to be told, so just in case - I never thought about resigning and I don't plan on resigning at any time.
I believe that in the history of art and of thought there has always been at every living moment of culture a will to renewal. This is not the prerogative of the last decade only. All history is nothing but a succession of crises -- of rupture, repudiation and resistance. When there is no crisis, there is stagnation, petrifaction and death. All thought, all art is aggressive.
Life into death—life’s other shape, no rupture, only crossing.
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