state of being torn or burst open
rupture, breach, break, severance, rift, falling out(noun)
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, bust(verb)
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.
Origin: From rupture, or its source, ruptura, from the participle stem of rumpere.
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
Examples of rupture in a Sentence
It was a rupture on one of our pipelines.
Life into death—life’s other shape, no rupture, only crossing.
A blast would not have to be very large... to rupture the hull of that aircraft.
The diplomatic rupture between Saudi Arabia and Iran could easily spiral out of control.
Lesions develop from a variety of reasons, why they choose to rupture when they do is still a great mystery.
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