Adjective "unruptured" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/(ˌ)ʌnˈrʌptʃəd/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Not ruptured.

    Definitions

    1. the act of breaking or bursting: The flood led to the rupture of the dam.

    2. the state of being broken or burst: a rupture in the earth's surface.

    3. a breach of harmonious, friendly, or peaceful relations.

    4. Pathology. hernia, especially abdominal hernia. verb (used with object), ruptured, rupturing.

    5. to break or burst: He ruptured a blood vessel.

    6. to cause a breach of: to rupture friendly relations.

    7. Pathology. to affect with hernia. verb (used without

    More examples(as adjective)

    "tanks can be unruptured."

    "pregnancies can be unruptured."

    "aneurysms can be unruptured."

    Origin

    (rupture)Late 18th century; earliest use found in John Ash (1724–1779), lexicographer and grammarian. From un- + ruptured.