from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of punch.
- n. An incident in which someone is punched
- n. process of making holes in something (rail ticket, leather belt, etc)
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A piece of thin metal stamped from a plate by means of a die, such as the laminæ used in the cores of transformers and armatures.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
He's not strong; and though he's got grit, he hasn't got what I call punching power.
I don't disagree with that, just your blanket statement that "punching is not torture".
Make holes equal distance by punching from the ends as far as the puncher will go.
Sorry, but we were a little behind in punching down the cap!
The polar bear punching is pretty tame, violence-wise.
Karate, in contrast, is characterized by punching and kicking.
OK, so it's not Buzz Aldrin punching Bart Sibrel. blooch
It's also somewhat insulting to the millions of hourly-wage earners who aren't lucky enough to parlay university degrees into exciting free-lance careers and for whom the drudgery of clock-punching is all too real.
Coming from the heavier gravity world gives him an advantage in punching out the local ruling, reprobates.
You've heard of the expression punching down, the GOP is punching down, not up.