Punch

Punch

Punch can refer to:

Tools

* Punch (metalworking), a tool used to create an impression in a metal
* Punch (numismatics), an intermediate used in the process of manufacturing coins
* Punch (typography), an intermediate used in the process of manufacturing type
* Hole punch, a common office tool used to create holes in sheets of paper
* Ticket punch
* Needle punch
* Leather punch, a tool used to create holes in leather
* A medical tool using the same principle to sample biopsy pieces from skin

Other

* Punch (strike), a strike made using the hand closed into a fist
* "Punch" (magazine), a former British weekly magazine of humour and satire
* "The Punch", Nigerian daily newspaper
* The Punch Bowl, a college humor magazine at the University of Pennsylvania.
* Punch (drink), a general term for various mixed drinks, often containing fruit, fruit juice, and/or alcohol
* Punch (cigar brand), the name of two brands of premium cigar
* "Punch and Judy", a popular glove-puppet show for children
* "The Tragical Comedy or Comical Tragedy of Mr. Punch", a graphic novel by Neil Gaiman
* Punch (music), a term in music production when a certain portion of the song is repeated for recording
* Punch (album), a 2008 album by Punch Brothers featuring Chris Thile
* "Punch" (1994 film), a boxing film starring Donald Sutherland
* "Punch" (2002 film), a Canadian film starring Sonja Bennett and Michael Riley
* "Punches" (album), a 2005 album by World Leader Pretend
* Punch!, a Manga by Rie Takada
* Punch! (TV series), a Canadian animated comedy series
* Punch-Counterpunch, a fictional character in the Transformers universe

ee also

* Poonch
* Punsch, a traditional Swedish liquor


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  • Punch — /punch/, n. 1. the chief male character in a Punch and Judy show. 2. pleased as Punch, highly pleased; delighted: They were pleased as Punch at having been asked to come along. [short for PUNCHINELLO] * * * I English illustrated periodical… …   Universalium

  • punch — punch1 [punch] n. [prob. < var. of ponchon: see PUNCHEON1] 1. a) a tool driven or pressed against a surface that is to be stamped, pierced, etc. b) a tool driven against a nail, bolt, etc. that is to be worked in, or against a pin that is to… …   English World dictionary

  • Punch — Punch, n. [Hind. p[=a]nch five, Skr. pa?can. So called because composed of five ingredients, viz., sugar, arrack, spice, water, and lemon juice. See {Five}.] A beverage composed of wine or distilled liquor, water (or milk), sugar, and the juice… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Punch — Punch, n. [Abbrev. fr. puncheon.] 1. A tool, usually of steel, variously shaped at one end for different uses, and either solid, for stamping or for perforating holes in metallic plates and other substances, or hollow and sharpedged, for cutting… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • punch — Ⅰ. punch [1] ► VERB 1) strike with the fist. 2) press (a button or key on a machine). 3) N. Amer. drive (cattle) by prodding them with a stick. ► NOUN 1) a blow with the fist. 2) informal …   English terms dictionary

  • punch up — ˌpunch ˈup [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they punch up he/she/it punches up present participle punching up past tense …   Useful english dictionary

  • Punch — Punch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Punched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Punching}.] [From {Punch}, n., a tool; cf. F. poin[,c]onner.] To perforate or stamp with an instrument by pressure, or a blow; as, to punch a hole; to punch ticket. [1913 Webster] {Punching… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Punch — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Punch puede referirse a: Punch y Judy, títeres tradicionales ingleses Punch (revista) Obtenido de Punch Categoría: Wikipedia:Desambiguación …   Wikipedia Español

  • punch|y — «PUHN chee», adjective, punch|i|er, punch|i|est. Informal. 1. having lots of punch; forceful; terse; hard hitting: » …   Useful english dictionary

  • Punch — Punch, n. [Prov. E. Cf. {Punchy}.] 1. A short, fat fellow; anything short and thick. [1913 Webster] I . . . did hear them call their fat child punch, which pleased me mightily, that word being become a word of common use for all that is thick and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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