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punch

(pŭnch),
An instrument for making a hole or indentation in some solid material or for driving out a foreign body in such material.
[L. pungo, pp. punctus, to stick, to punch]

punch

An instrument for making a small circular hole in material or tissue, esp. the skin.

punch

a metal, rodlike instrument with one pointed or cavitied end and one propulsion end to be pushed hard with the palm of the hand or driven with a hammer in order to drive a hole or to excise a small round piece of tissue.

punch biopsy
a circular piece of skin excised by a hand driven biopsy punch. See also keyes punch.
dental punch
has a slight cavity at the end so that the tooth to be driven will seat into the end and not slip off.
punch graft
see punch graft.
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Interestingly, McGregor, who was stopped midway through the 10th, landed more punches in this fight than Manny Pacquiao did against Mayweather in their 2015 showdown which went the distance.
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From 2007 to 2009, when Pacquiao was terrorizing the opposition in whatever division he hops on (135 pounds, 140, 147, 154), Pacquiao was relentlessly unloading punches, making up for the misses through the sheer number of his punches.
Toney stunned Peter with a variety of punches in the sixth round.
Just as referee Jay Nady was about to step in and halt the fight, just before Mayorga was about to go down again, Nady waved off the bout at 1:25 as De La Hoya fell to the canvas from part jubilation, part exhaustion from having thrown so many punches in a short period of time.
Our presses can punch at up to 400 hits a minute, but when punches get stuck, the entire sheet would be ruined at a cost of about $100 a sheet.
By employing hand geometry biometrics with our Gatekeeper software, we are utilizing new technology to control our payroll costs, eliminating buddy punching and watching the clock for rounding punches," reports Martha Drescher, Bay Colony Golf Club controller.
Pacquiao, of the Philippines, struggled the first two rounds against a tough fighter in Hector Velazquez, but Pacquiao eventually stopped Velazquez with a barrage of punches at the end of the sixth round of their super featherweight fight.
It extends the life and performance of dies, punches, and tooling used in the stamping and forging industries by 5 to 50 times or more.
Also, it was very important to be able to restrict the timing of the punches.