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puncture

1. noun small hole 2. noun MED in body3. verb develop hole4. verb make hole in5. verb shatter (myth, illusion)6. verb reduce (pomposity, self-regard) 1 noun small hole poll masc1  c m upolltánit has a puncture tá poll air, tá sé polltaI got a puncture fuair mé polltán, polladh an bonn orm 2 noun MED in bodypolladh masc  c m ubone marrow puncture polladh smeara
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3 verb develop hole INTRANSITIVEpoll a theacht ithe tyre punctured tháinig poll ar an mbonn, polladh an bonn 4 verb make hole in TRANSITIVEpoll verb  c m utoll verb  c m upoll a chur iit punctured the seal pholl sé an séala, tholl sé an séala, chuir sé poll ar an séalahe punctured it with a nail chuir sé poll ann le tairne, tholl sé le tairne é, chuir sé tairne ann 5 verb shatter (myth, illusion) TRANSITIVEcroitheadh a bhaint asan bonn a bhaint dethe book punctures many myths about poverty baineann an leabhar an bonn de mhórchuid den tseafóid a chloistear i leith na bochtaineachta, déanann an leabhar spior spear dá mbíonn a mhaíomh coitianta i dtaobh na bochtaineachta 6 verb reduce (pomposity, self-regard) TRANSITIVEbéim a bhaint asan ghaoth a bhaint as seolta duineit's impossible to puncture his ego ní féidir béim a bhaint as, ní féidir an ghaoth a bhaint as a chuid seolta