break

  1. some abrupt occurrence that interrupts
  2. an unexpected piece of good luck
  3. (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other
  4. a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)
  5. a pause from doing something (as work)
  6. a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something
  7. the opening shot ......

    break

    A short rest away from the computer, essential if a user is spending long periods at a workstation. A user should have a short break every 50 minutes and regularly look away from the screen to refocus on distant objects.

    break

    Type: Term Pronunciation: brāk Definitions: 1. Separation into parts.
    Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=12268

    Break

    A rapid and sharp price decline.
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20047

    break

    [n] - the occurrence of breaking 2. [n] - an unexpected piece of good luck 3. [n] - the opening shot that scatters the balls in billiards or pool 4. [n] - (tennis) a score consisting of winning a game when your opponent was serving 5. [n] - an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity 6. [n] - a sudden dash 7. [n]
    Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=break

    Break

    (see also Commercial Break)
    Found on http://www.agbnielsen.net/glossary/glossaryQ.asp?type=alpha&jump=none

    Break

    A command stored in the C: directory that disables a script file that is being executed.
    Found on http://www.amigahistory.co.uk/b.html

    Break

    A signal to 'break in' when the opposite party or unit is sending. A feature of dial point-to-point teletypewriter systems operating in half duplex.
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20957

    Break

    Break (brāk) transitive verb [ imperfect broke (brōk), (Obsolete Brake ); past participle Broken (brō'k'n), (Obsolete Broke ); present participle & verbal noun Breaking ...
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/B/94

    Break

    Break ( [ 1913 Webster]) noun [ See Break , transitive verb , and confer Brake (the instrument), Breach , Brack a crack.] 1. An opening made by fracture or disruption. 2. An interruption of continuity; change of direction; as, a
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/B/94

    break

    1. To strain apart; to sever by fracture; to divide with violence; as, to break a rope or chain; to break a seal; to break an axle; to break rocks or coal; to break a lock. ... 2. To lay open as by breaking; to divide; as, to break a package of goods. ... 3. To lay open, as a purpose; to disclose, divulge, or communicate. 'Katharine, break thy mind...
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973

    break

    wear verb go to pieces; `The lawn mower finally broke`; `The gears wore out`; `The old chair finally fell apart completely`
    Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974

    break

    jailbreak noun an escape from jail; `the breakout was carefully planned`
    Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974

    Break

    A rapid and sharp price decline. Related: Crash.
    Found on http://www.duke.edu/~charvey/Classes/wpg/bfglosb.htm

    Break

    • (v. t.) An interruption in continuity in writing or printing, as where there is an omission, an unfilled line, etc. • (v. t.) To lay open as by breaking; to divide; as, to break a package of goods. • (v. i.) To open up; to be scattered; to be dissipated; as, the clouds are breaking. • (v. t.) A projection or recess from the fa...
    Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/break/

    break

    either of two types of vehicle. One is a heavy four-wheeled carriage frame used for the training and exercising of horses, either singly or in teams ...
    Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/b/108

    Break

    A noticeable or rapid price decline. Discover What It`s Like to Live Easy With EquiTrend
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    Break

    [locksmithing] In locksmithing, a break in the pins is a separation in one or more sections of the pin used to encode the lock for a specific key or set of keys in a master keying system. ...
    Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Break_(locksmithing)

    Break

    [Three Days Grace song] Ornithology in the United States```. ...
    Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Break_(Three_Days_Grace_song)

    Break

    The crease that appears across the top of a shoe from everyday wear
    Found on https://www.bellsshoes.co.uk/shoe-glossary-i168

    Break

    [work] A break at work is a period of time during a shift in which an employee is allowed to take time off from his/her job. There are different types of breaks, and depending on the length and the employer`s policies, the break may or may not be paid. Meal breaks or lunch breaks usually range from 30 minutes to one hour. Their purpose is t...
    Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Break_(work)

    BREAK

    A minute division held in the pack to mark the position of a number of cards or of a single card. In conjuring the break is usually employed when the pack is held in the left hand as for dealing. The flesh at the outermost phalange of the little finger is pressed against the division at the right side at the inner corner (the finger tip is not inse...
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21682

    Break

    a marked thinning of the fleece, producing distinct weakness in one part of the staple.
    Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_ovine_terminology

    break

    see fast break.
    Found on http://www.firstbasesports.com/basketball_glossary.html

    break

    a chance to start a rush when the opposing forwards are caught out of position.
    Found on http://www.firstbasesports.com/hockey_glossary.html
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