A social breach or break, between individuals or groups. (noun)
A break or tear in soft tissue, such as a muscle. (noun)
A failure mode in which a tough ductile material pulls apart rather than cracking. (noun)
To burst, break through, or split, as under pressure. (verb)
Examples of word rupture
And for him, such a rupture is simply not an issue.
Yes - there are risks (previous scar rupture is a 0.1 – 0.5% risk) and during labour, the decision to go to a second c-section might still have to be made.
The left-right religious rupture is not the only divisive element within religious zionism.
Given the severe contrasting nature of landscapes in Mexico, it is inevitable that this sense of rupture translates into a fractured sense of self.
There was a nice study published by Jerome Strauss's group [in October's Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences] that showed that African-American women who have a preterm rupture of the membranes are more likely to have a genetic variant that's causative for that.