Definition of puncture-proof in English:



  • Resistant to being punctured by sharp objects.

    ‘discarded needles must be placed in a puncture-proof container’
    ‘puncture-proof tyres’
    • ‘Contractors who normally operate at sites covered with rubble, rebar, nails, and the like are astonished at how much they will save just by switching to our puncture-proof segmented tires.’
    • ‘Community-based organisations were funded to distribute sterile injecting equipment, puncture-proof disposable containers, condoms and safe sex information.’
    • ‘Area health directors suggest placing the needles in sealed puncture-proof containers, such as empty plastic detergent bottles.’
    • ‘All needles, syringes, and lancets will be accepted if they have been placed in a sealed, puncture-proof plastic or metal container.’
    • ‘I looked at it, considered spending $20 on it and then went, "Nah, I have puncture-proof tyres".’
    • ‘Discarded sharps need to be placed in a puncture-proof rigid container as soon as you have finished using them.’
    impervious, impermeable, solid, dense, thick, hard, unyielding, unbreakable, indestructible, unpierceable, resistant
    View synonyms