punch

  • 1 Punch — can refer to:Tools* Punch (metalworking), a tool used to create an impression in a metal * Punch (numismatics), an intermediate used in the process of manufacturing coins * Punch (typography), an intermediate used in the process of manufacturing… …

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  • 2 Punch — /punch/, n. 1. the chief male character in a Punch and Judy show. 2. pleased as Punch, highly pleased; delighted: They were pleased as Punch at having been asked to come along. [short for PUNCHINELLO] * * * I English illustrated periodical… …

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  • 3 punch — punch1 [punch] n. [prob. < var. of ponchon: see PUNCHEON1] 1. a) a tool driven or pressed against a surface that is to be stamped, pierced, etc. b) a tool driven against a nail, bolt, etc. that is to be worked in, or against a pin that is to… …

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  • 4 Punch — Punch, n. [Hind. p[=a]nch five, Skr. pa?can. So called because composed of five ingredients, viz., sugar, arrack, spice, water, and lemon juice. See {Five}.] A beverage composed of wine or distilled liquor, water (or milk), sugar, and the juice… …

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  • 5 Punch — Punch, n. [Abbrev. fr. puncheon.] 1. A tool, usually of steel, variously shaped at one end for different uses, and either solid, for stamping or for perforating holes in metallic plates and other substances, or hollow and sharpedged, for cutting… …

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  • 6 punch — Ⅰ. punch [1] ► VERB 1) strike with the fist. 2) press (a button or key on a machine). 3) N. Amer. drive (cattle) by prodding them with a stick. ► NOUN 1) a blow with the fist. 2) informal …

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  • 7 punch up — ˌpunch ˈup [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they punch up he/she/it punches up present participle punching up past tense …

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  • 8 Punch — Punch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Punched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Punching}.] [From {Punch}, n., a tool; cf. F. poin[,c]onner.] To perforate or stamp with an instrument by pressure, or a blow; as, to punch a hole; to punch ticket. [1913 Webster] {Punching… …

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  • 9 Punch — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Punch puede referirse a: Punch y Judy, títeres tradicionales ingleses Punch (revista) Obtenido de Punch Categoría: Wikipedia:Desambiguación …

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  • 10 punch|y — «PUHN chee», adjective, punch|i|er, punch|i|est. Informal. 1. having lots of punch; forceful; terse; hard hitting: » …

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  • 11 Punch — Punch, n. [Prov. E. Cf. {Punchy}.] 1. A short, fat fellow; anything short and thick. [1913 Webster] I . . . did hear them call their fat child punch, which pleased me mightily, that word being become a word of common use for all that is thick and …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 Punch — Punch, n. [Abbrev, fr. punchinello.] The buffoon or harlequin of a puppet show. [1913 Webster] {Punch and Judy}, a puppet show in which a comical little hunchbacked Punch, with a large nose, engages in altercation with his wife Judy. [1913… …

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  • 13 Punch — [punch] n. [contr. after Punchinello, earlier Polichinello, a character in a Neapolitan puppet play < It Pulcinella < VL * pullicinus < LL pullicenus, young chicken, dim. of L pullus: see POULTRY] the male character of the puppet show… …

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  • 14 Punch — Punch, v. t. [OE. punchen, perhaps the same word as E. punish: or cf. E. bunch.] To thrust against; to poke; as, to punch one with the end of a stick or the elbow. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 15 Punch! — Titre original Punch! Genre Série d animation, parodique Pays d’origine  Canada Chaîne d’origine Télétoon Nombre de sai …

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  • 16 punch-up — /punch up /, n. Slang. punch out (def. 2). [1955 60; n. use of v. phrase punch (it) up] * * * …

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  • 17 punch (1) — {{hw}}{{punch (1)}{{/hw}}Bevanda preparata con acqua bollente, rum o altro liquore, zucchero e scorza di limone. ETIMOLOGIA: voce ingl., forse dal sanscrito pañca ‘cinque’, perché orig. composto di cinque ingredienti. punch (2) {{hw}}{{punch… …

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  • 18 punch — 1. Voz inglesa que se usa, en boxeo, con el sentido de ‘golpe potente dado con el puño’. Es anglicismo superfluo, por existir los equivalentes españoles puñetazo o pegada: «Tenía una pegada formidable y era un boxeador depurado» (DAméricas [EE.… …

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  • 19 punch-up — punch ups N COUNT A punch up is a fight in which people hit each other. [BRIT, INFORMAL] He was involved in a punch up with Sarah s former lover. Syn: brawl …

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  • 20 punch in — (something) to enter information on a computer or other device by pressing keys. You punch in your code to get cash or your bank balance. Each door has a number pad, and for security you have to punch a number in to open the door …

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