puncture (v.) Look up puncture at Dictionary.com
1690s, from puncture (n.). Related: Punctured; puncturing.
puncture (n.) Look up puncture at Dictionary.com
late 14c., from Late Latin punctura "a pricking," from Latin punctus, past participle of pungere "to prick, pierce" (from suffixed form of PIE root *peuk- "to prick").