punching

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punching

  1. present participle of punch

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punching ‎(plural punchings)

  1. (gerund of punch) An incident in which someone is punched
    • 2009, January 25, “Evonne Barry”, in Booze and the trail of violence[1]:
      Over the past four years, the rate of "interpersonal" attacks and "penetrating injuries" - such as stabbings, glassings, punchings, beatings - has doubled, he said.
  2. The process of making holes in something (rail ticket, leather belt, etc).