Definition of slow puncture in English:

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slow puncture


chiefly British
A puncture causing only gradual deflation of a tyre.
Example sentences
  • I experienced a moment of great hilarity on a very steep downhill, when I tried to corner and realised that my front tyre had a slow puncture and had partially deflated.
  • The tyre technicians also detected a very slow puncture on a rear tyre after I'd stopped and handed over to Johnny which would not have helped the balance.
  • As we were about to move off, I discovered that I had a slow puncture in my rear tyre - this was to be a bit of a motif for the day.

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