Punc·ture, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Punctured p. pr. & vb. n. Puncturing.] To pierce with a small, pointed instrument, or the like; to prick; to make a puncture in; as, to puncture the skin.
1. Having the surface covered with minute indentations or dots.
2. Med. Produced by puncture; having the characteristics of a puncture; as, a punctured wound.
adj : having a hole cut through; "pierced ears"; "a perforated
eardrum"; "a punctured balloon" [syn: pierced, perforated,