Breaker

See Circuit Breaker.
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breaker

  1. a quarry worker who splits off blocks of stone
  2. a device that trips like a switch and opens the circuit when overloaded

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Breaker

• (n.) A wave breaking into foam against the shore, or against a sand bank, or a rock or reef near the surface. • (n.) Specifically: A machine for breaking rocks, or for breaking coal at the mines; also, the building in which such a machine is placed. • (n.) One who, or that which, breaks. • (n.) A small water cask.Breaker: word...
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breaker

(from the article `ocean`) In the final stage, the shape of the waves changes, and the crests become narrower and steeper until, finally, the waves become breakers (surf). ...
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breaker

ledgeman noun a quarry worker who splits off blocks of stone
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Breaker

[hydraulic] A breaker is a powerful percussion hammer fitted to an excavator for demolishing concrete structures or rocks. It is powered by an auxiliary hydraulic system from the excavator, which is fitted with a foot-operated valve for this purpose. Additionally, demolition crews employ the hoe ram for jobs too large for jackhammering or a...
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Breaker

[reef] A breaker is a piece of reef against which waves break. This sense of the term is closely related to another sense, that of the breaking wave itself. In times past, when ocean navigation was relatively rudimentary, a line of breaking waves was a crucial indicator that a boat was bearing down upon an island or reef. This was especiall...
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Breaker

Break'er noun 1. One who, or that which, breaks. « I'll be no breaker of the law. Shak. » 2. Specifically: A machine for breaking rocks, or for breaking coal at the mines; also, the building in which such a machine is placed. 3. (Nautical) A...
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Breaker

A collapsing water wave.
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Breaker

A machine which combines coal crushing and screening. Normally consists of a rotating drum in which coal is broken by gravity impact against the walls of the drum.
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breaker

A sea-surface wave which has become too steep to be stable. Waves in shoaling water become higher and shorter (hence steeper) as the water becomes shallower. When the steepness (ratio of wave height to wave length) exceeds 1/7, the laws which govern surface-wave motion can no longer be satisfied and the crest of the wave outraces the body of the wa...
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Breaker

A switch-like device in electrical panel boxes used to keep the electrical current from exceeding th
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Breaker

A wave that has become so steep that the crest of the wave topples forward, moving faster than the main body of the wave. Breakers may be roughly classified into four kinds, although there is much overlap (see Figure 2):
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Breaker

A wave that has become so steep that the crest of the wave topples forward, moving faster than the main body of the wave.
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breaker

breaker: see wave, in oceanography.
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Breaker

See "Circuit breaker".
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Breaker

The quick collapse of an overextended water wave as it approaches the shoreline. The collapse occurs when the ratio of wave height to wavelength exceeds 1:7. This phenomenon also produces swash.
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Breaker

Those who cut carcasses into primal, subprimal and individual cuts for resale to retail stores and foodservice outlets.
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breaker

[n] - a quarry worker who splits off blocks of stone
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