a small section of cardboard or metal surrounded by perforations so that it can be easily forced out.
Slang. a fistfight or brawl.
A fistfight; brawl; fisticuffs (1970s+)
noun, Machinery. 1. a power-driven machine used to cut, draw, or otherwise shape material, especially metal sheets, with dies, under pressure or by heavy blows.
noun 1. a spoon having a pierced bowl and a barbed end for removing fruit, ice, etc., from punch.
noun, Computers. 1. a narrow strip of paper in which holes are punched in designated patterns to represent characters: formerly in common use as an input/output medium. noun 1. Computers. . noun 1. a former name for punched tape noun 1. a strip of paper for recording information in the form of rows of either […]
- Punch the clock
verb phrase To do the minimum routinely required: The public has good instincts for when people are doing significant or courageous things in space and when merely punching the clock (1940s+)