Breakaway

Term for the accidental breakage of couplings which results in a train becoming divided. The brake system is arranged to ensure that both portions of the train will stop in such an event.
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Breakaway

[radio programme] Breakaway was BBC Radio`s first regular consumer travel programme, run by producer Roger MacDonald. It was launched on Saturday 29 September 1979, when it ran from 9.05 to 9.50 on BBC Radio 4, where it continued to be broadcast live every Saturday morning in roughly the same time-slot for nearly two decades. Its longest-se...
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breakaway

[adj] - designed to break or tear or come apart easily 2. [adj] - having separated or advocating separation from another entity or policy or attitude 3. [n] - the act of breaking away or withdrawing from
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Breakaway

A prop specifically made to break at a certain point in the play.
Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20411

Breakaway

Break'a·way` noun [ Break + away ] [ Australasia] 1. A wild rush of sheep, cattle, horses, or camels (especially at the smell or the sight of water); a stampede. 2. An animal that breaks away from a herd.
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breakaway

<dentistry> A breakaway is a small plastic piece with an internal spring which is used to provide force on a face-bow. ... (08 Jan 1998) ...
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breakaway

fissiparous adjective having separated or advocating separation from another entity or policy or attitude; `a breakaway faction`
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Breakaway

• (n.) An animal that breaks away from a herd. • (n.) A wild rush of sheep, cattle, horses, or camels (especially at the smell or the sight of water); a stampede.
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breakaway

a fast break in which an attacker with the puck skates in alone on the goalie, having gotten past or clear of the defensemen, trapping the opponents behind the play.
Found on http://www.firstbasesports.com/hockey_glossary.html

Breakaway

when an attacker with the ball approaches the goal undefended; this exciting play pits a sole attacker against the goalkeeper in a one-on-one showdown.
Found on http://www.firstbasesports.com/soccer_glossary.html

breakaway

the condition of a machine at the instant of change from state of rest to rotation
Found on http://www.electropedia.org/iev/iev.nsf/display?openform&ievref=411-52-02

Breakaway

When one attacking player manages to get by all defenders and is skating in on the goalie by him or herself it is known as a breakaway (also sometimes know as one on none.)
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Breakaway

when an attacker with the ball approaches the goal undefended; this exciting play pits a sole attacker against the goalkeeper in a one-on-one showdown.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21521

Breakaway

[dance] From 1919 to 1927, Breakaway was a popular swing dance developed from the Texas Tommy and Charleston in Harlem`s African American communities. The Breakaway was danced to jazz, and while it often began in closed position, the leader would occasionally swing the follower out into an open position, hence `Breaking away`. When in open ...
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Breakaway

[ice hockey] A breakaway is a situation in ice hockey in which a player with the puck has no defending players, except for the goaltender, between themselves and the opposing goal, leaving them free to skate in and shoot at will (before the out-of-position defenders can catch them). A breakaway is considered a lapse on the part of the defen...
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Breakaway

See Flanker.
Found on http://rugby.isport.com/rugby-guides/rugby-glossary

Breakaway

A fast break in which an attacker with the puck skates in alone on the goalie, having gotten past or
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breakaway

To ride away from the peloton in an effort to win a race. Because the peloton can ride much faster than an individual, breaking away is often a futile effort and leads to exhaustion, with the peloton eventually catching the rider. However, sometimes the attack pays off and the rider captures a dramatic win.
Found on http://bikeline.com/articles/glossary-of-cycling-terms-pg283.htm

Breakaway

Synonym for attack. Also the group of riders that have successfully ridden away from the peloton.
Found on http://cycling.isport.com/cycling-guides/cycling-glossary

breakaway

Term used for rocky slopes and hills of different geology to surrounding area.
Found on http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/cd-keys/orchidkey/html/glossary.html

Breakaway

[game show] Breakaway is a British quiz show presented by Nick Hancock, which aired on BBC Two from 12 March to 2 November 2012. In it, six contestants compete for a maximum of £10,000. The money can be won by the contestants working together for a smaller amount of money, or one or two contestants deciding to `breakaway` from the group to...
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