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Noun
An act of breaking open, or the state of being broken open
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“The containers must be stabilized to prevent tumbling and rupture of their seals.”
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An act of separating something which is joined or connected
“Severe stretching can lead to a rupture of the connection.”
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A breach of a harmonious relationship
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“His rupture with the Labour Party is clearly painful, his whole adult life having been devoted to it.”
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An abdominal hernia
“They represent the rupture of subepidermal connective tissue as a result of abdominal distension, either recent or remote.”
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A confrontation, or a state of hostility, between two or more factions
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The state of being insolvent
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A blast or explosion
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To break or burst open
“It's a wonder Huntington didn't rupture a blood vessel during one of his fits of rage.”
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To break or split apart
“I do not see this as a major disagreement that could rupture relations between the two countries.”
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To break up into small pieces as the result of impact
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To pierce or make a hole (or holes) in
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To eject, or be ejected, especially suddenly or violently
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