- n. 破裂；决裂；疝气
- vi. 破裂；发疝气
- vt. 使破裂；断绝；发生疝
CET6 TEM8 IELTS GRE TOEFL
来自拉丁语 rumpere,破开，断开，-pt,过去分词格，来自 PIE*reup,抓，抢，撕开，词源同 rob,rip.
- rupture: see corrupt
- rupture (n.)
- late 14c., originally medical, from Latin ruptura "the breaking (of an arm or leg), fracture," from past participle stem of rumpere "to break," from PIE *reup- "to snatch" (see rip (v.)). Specifically as "abdominal hernia" from early 15c.
- rupture (v.)
- 1739, from rupture (n.). Related: Ruptured; rupturing. Ruptured duck (1945) was U.S. GI's dismissive term (based on its design) for the discharge button they were awarded.
- 1. Sloshing liquids can rupture the walls of their containers.
- 2. Certain truck gasoline tanks can rupture and burn in a collision.
- 3. His stomach might rupture from all the acid.
- 4. the rupture of a blood vessel
- 5. The incidents have not yet caused a major rupture in the political ties between countries.
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