Translation of "rupture" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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ruptureverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˈrʌp.tʃər/ us /ˈrʌp.tʃɚ/

to (cause something to) explode, break, or tear

His appendix ruptured and he had to be rushed to hospital. 他突然阑尾穿孔,不得不被紧急送进医院。
figurative This news has ruptured (= violently ended) the delicate peace between the rival groups. 这条消息打破了这些敌对群体间脆弱的和平局面。
rupture yourself

If you rupture yourself, you break apart the wall of muscle that keeps your stomach and your bowels in place, usually by lifting something too heavy.


rupturenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈrʌp.tʃər/ us /ˈrʌp.tʃɚ/

an occasion when something explodes, breaks, or tears

a rupture of the pipeline 管道破裂
figurative a rupture (= an end to a friendly relationship) between the families 家族内的分裂

a medical condition in which the wall of muscle holding the stomach and bowels in place inside the body is broken apart

You're going to give yourself a rupture if you lift that. 如果你硬举那个东西,会发疝气的。

(Translation of “rupture” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)