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There was a break in the window. The break in the wall had not been repaired. When the rain lessened, I made a break for home. Abstract painters made a break with the traditions of the past. They noticed a curious break in his voice.
Informal Terms an opportunity or stroke of fortune, esp. Sorry to hear about your bad luck, but I guess those are the breaks. The actors took a ten-minute break from rehearsal.
Music and Dancethe point in the scale where the quality of voice of one register changes to that of another, as from chest to head. Businessa sharp and considerable drop in the prices of stock issues. Electricityan opening or discontinuity in a circuit.
Printingthe place, after a letter, where a word is or may be divided at the end of a line. Informal Termsan indiscreet or awkward remark or action; social blunder; Games[Billiards, Pool.
Sporta change in direction of a pitched or bowled ball. Journalismthe point at the bottom of a column where a printed story is carried over to another column or page. Nautical, Naval Termsthe place at which a superstructure, deckhouse, or the like, rises from the main deck of a vessel.
Mininga fault or offset, as in a vein or bed of ore. See corresponding entry in Unabridged fracture, splinter, shiver. Break, crush, shatter, smash mean to reduce to parts, violently or by force.
Break means to divide by means of a blow, a collision, a pull, or the like: To crush is to subject to usually heavy or violent pressure so as to press out of shape or reduce to shapelessness or to small particles: To shatter is to break in such a way as to cause the pieces to fly in many directions: To smash is to break noisily and suddenly into many pieces:Welcome!
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