The rupture with Johnson was painful, but she came to see it as a liberation.
The second section, rupture, represents the state between death and rebirth.
Now, the venous system routing blood around the scarred parts of my liver is more complex, more liable to rupture.
Are we living through a parallel period – an end of an era before a rupture?
M.H.M. Vlak, et al. “Trigger Factors and Their Attributable Risk for rupture of Intracranial Aneurysms.”
The married couple should, therefore, avoid everything which may rupture this link.
If he remained only a few minutes it would indicate that there had been a rupture.
My own calculations at the moment were not very dissimilar; I was meditating a rupture of the partnership too.
As soon as each understood the other's full intention, there would be a rupture.
Go and fulfill your contract faithfully this time; a second rupture might not go so well with you as the first.
late 14c., originally medical, from Latin ruptura "the breaking (of an arm or leg), fracture," from past participle stem of rumpere "to break," from PIE *reup- "to snatch" (see rip (v.)). Specifically as "abdominal hernia" from early 15c.
1739, from rupture (n.). Related: Ruptured; rupturing. Ruptured duck (1945) was U.S. GI's dismissive term (based on its design) for the discharge button they were awarded.
rupture rup·ture (rŭp'chər)
The process of breaking open or bursting.
A hernia, especially of the groin or intestines.
A tear in an organ or a tissue.