Rupture in a sentence as a noun

For example, there are no fuel lines to rupture.

I was engineering manager for the rupture team at the tail end of our time at EA.

Now I feel like there's a total rupture between my mode of being and that of almost everyone else.

"Underwater shock waves produced by the explosion stun the fish and cause their swim bladders to rupture.

Certain types of subduction zones are more prone to having large earthquakes that rupture all the way up to the seafloor.

Rupture in a sentence as a verb

Apparently the heart can pump with enough pressure to rupture some of the capillaries in your lungs.

In the extremely near future, China's huge supply of labor is going to rupture their economy rather than being a net benefit.

However, the shallower the rupture penetrates, the larger the deformation at the seafloor is, and therefore the larger the tsunami is.

"Of course you should never allow a business relationship to grow to a size where its rupture might impair the health of your company, but seriously, this isn't always possible.

That's tough.- There's no promise a bacteria has a phage associated with it, and synthetic phages are, at this point, a pretty distant prospect.- When bacterial cell walls rupture, they create endotoxins.

Rupture definitions


state of being torn or burst open


a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions); "they hoped to avoid a break in relations"

See also: breach break severance rift


the act of making a sudden noisy break


separate or cause to separate abruptly; "The rope snapped"; "tear the paper"

See also: tear snap bust