Translation of "rupture" - English-Traditional 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. 他突然盲腸穿孔,不得不被緊急送進醫院。
figurative This news has ruptured (= violently ended) the delicate peace between the rival groups. 這個消息打破了這些敵對群體間脆弱的和平局面。
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 家族內的分裂

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. 如果你硬舉那個東西,會發疝氣的。

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