Definition Of break


a gap or opening.

the spectacular vistas occasionally offered by a break in the rain forest

a pause in work or during an activity or event.

I need a break from mental activity

a player's turn to make the opening shot of a game or a rack.

If you play it for a few hours, and if you develop some consistency in your break , your scores will improve greatly.

an instance of breaking; the point where something is broken.

a break in the valve was being repaired

an interruption of continuity or uniformity.

the magazine has been published without a break since 1950

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Example Of break

  • a clean break

  • A dispatcher at the County Jail foiled an attempted break by as many as five men from the fourth-floor maximum security cell block.

  • a multimeter able to measure current without having to break the circuit under test

  • a weekend break in the Cotswolds

  • After a three-year break they decided to put this popular event back on the track!

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