What is punch?

  • (noun): A tool for making (usually circular) holes.
    Synonyms: puncher
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on punch:

Punch - Tools
... Punch (tool), a tool used to drive objects such as nails, to pierce workpieces, or to form an impression of the tip on a workpiece Punch (numismatics), an ...
List Of Punch-Out!! Characters - Main Characters - Little Mac
... Little Mac in the commercial for the Wii version of Punch-Out!!, hinted that he is Italian-American ... In the initial stages of development, Mac had been called Peter Punch, but the name was subsequently changed by the time of the game's debut ... jumping uppercut called the "Star Punch", taught to him by his trainer Doc Louis ...
Screw Press
... It is frequently used to punch holes in sheet metal in one operation, rather than by cutting the hole or drilling ... If used as a punch, the tool itself consists of a punch and a matching die, into which it very closely fits ... The material is introduced between the punch and die, and the machine operated ...
Short Straight-punch
... Short straight-punch in shadow-boxing Short straight-punch in clinch Short straight-punch in counterpunch ...
Liver Shot
... A liver shot is a punch, kick, or knee strike to the right side of the ribcage that damages the liver ... A liver punch is usually made with the left hand, or the left hook in infighting, or the regular short body hook, in a short and quick manner ... The punch shocks the liver, the largest gland organ, and a center of blood circulation, and causes the victim to lose focus and drive, if not to lose consciousness outright, and can cause a breathless ...

More definitions of "punch":

  • (verb): Drive forcibly as if by a punch.
    Example: "The nail punched through the wall"
  • (verb): Deliver a quick blow to.
    Synonyms: plug
  • (verb): Make a hole into or between, as for ease of separation.
    Synonyms: perforate
  • (noun): An iced mixed drink usually containing alcohol and prepared for multiple servings; normally served in a punch bowl.

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