1. Breakbulk: denoting a system of transporting cargo as separate pieces rather than in containers
  2. Breakbeat: a repeated sample of a drumbeat, usually forming a fast syncopated rhythm, used as a basis for dance music.
  3. Breakcore: (also called Hardcore Jungle) is a style of electronic dance music influenced by hardcore, jungle, digital hardcore and industrial music that is characterized by its use of heavy kick drums, breaks and a wide palette of sampling sources, played at high tempos.
  4. Breakdown: A mechanical failure-A failure of a relationship or system-hitch, disturbance, disruption, interruption, stoppage, mishap, impediment, hindrance.
  5. Breakout: A forcible escape, typically from prison-an outbreak-A categorized list-A sudden advance to a new level-The deformation or splintering of wood, stone, or other material being drilled or planed-Suddenly and extremely popular or successful-denoting or relating to groups that break away from a conference or other larger gathering for discussion.
  6. Breakout session: Relatively short session where a small group of attendees, drawn from a large conference or convention, discusses specific subjects or aspects of the broad theme of the main gathering.
  7. Breakout stocks: A breakout is a stock price moving outside a defined support or resistance level with increased volume. A breakout trader enters a long position after the stock price breaks above resistance or enters a short position after the stock breaks below support.
  8. Breakout star: A breakout character is a character in serial fiction, usually stories involving an ensemble cast, who becomes a more prominent, popular, discussed, and/or imitated individual, than was originally intended or expected.
  9. Breakout area: A break out area describes any space open to employees or visitors that is separate from their usual working area. It can be a place for employees to relax, eat their lunch and even hold informal meetings.
  10. Breakout face: A violent or forceful break from a restraining condition or situation especially a military attack to break from encirclement-An eruption or inflammation of the skin.
  11. Breakeven: The point or state at which a person or company breaks even.
  12. Breakthrough: A sudden, dramatic, and important discovery or development.
  13. Breakneck: Dangerously or extremely fast.
  14. Break one’s neck: Put forth a great deal of effort.
  15. Breakpoint: A place or time at which an interruption or change is made.
  16. Breaking point: The moment of greatest strain at which someone or something gives way.
  17. Breakwater: A barrier built out into a body of water to protect a coast or harbor from the force of waves.
  18. Breakaway: A divergence or radical change from something established or long standing.
  19. Breakup: The separation or breaking up of something into several pieces or sections.
  20. Break a sweat: Exert oneself physically.
  21. Break a horse: Breaking a horse is the practice of training him to be ridden; also referred to as saddle breaking, teaching the young horse to accept a saddle, a bridle and the weight of the rider on his back.
  22. Break a fever: The set point rises to maybe 101, or 102, or 103. And then you feel cold. And you shiver and raise your body temperature to that elevated level. When the fever breaks, the thermostat gets set back to 98.6. That’s when you start to sweat, throw off the covers, and hopefully begin to feel better.
  23. Break a lease: A broken lease occurs when one of the contract parties, the lessor or the lessee, terminates the agreement before all pre-set terms are met.
  24. Break a leg: Well-wishers typically say “Break a leg” to actors and musicians before they go on stage to perform.
  25. Break one’s stride: Pause or slow down in one’s movement.
  26. Breaking stress: The stress applied to a material is the force per unit area applied to the material. The maximum stress a material can stand before it breaks is called the breaking stress or ultimate tensile stress. Tensile means the material is under tension.
  27. Break one’s heart: If someone breaks your heart, they make you very sad and unhappy, usually because they end a love affair or close relationship with you.
  28. Break the seal: Your bladder feels full and you gotta go — like, now. You head to the restroom, and as you leave, your friend jokes that you’re risking “breaking the seal”.
  29. Break the ice: Do or say something to relieve tension or get conversation going at the start of a party or when people meet for the first time.
  30. Break in a new car: Breaking in refers to the period during which you operate a new car, or a car with newly replaced parts, with a certain amount of care so that its components eventually adjust to each other and work together properly.
  31. Break new ground: Begin excavating and levelling earth for a new building, or, originally, for cultivation.(by extension)-Initiate a new venture, especially something never before attempted.
  32. Breaking news: The information received and broadcast on the event just happening or just beginning.
  33. Break the mould: If you say that someone breaks the mould, you mean that they do completely different things from what has been done before or from what is usually done.
  34. Break wind: Release gas from the anus.
  35. Break the bank: Use up money.
  36. Break ranks: Behave in a way that is different from or opposes the other members of a group.
  37. Break the fourth wall: The fourth wall is a performance convention in which an invisible, imagined wall separates actors from the audience.
  38. Break the bill: Have smaller bills.
  39. Break the law: Enter a building unlawfully with intent to commit a felony or to steal valuable property. Type of: evildoing, transgression, transgressing; the violation of a law or a duty or moral principle.
  40. Break out with: Suddenly take a particular action.
  41. Break the back of: Complete the most challenging part of a task or project.
  42. Break the buck: Have the value of a company’s individual shares fall below one dollar.
  43. Break the deadlock: Bring to an end a stalemate, impasse, or standstill.
  44. Break the spell: Stop one from being charmed by or enthralled with someone or something.
  45. Break to pieces: Break something into fragments.
  46. Breakfast of champions: An ironic praise for food or drink that is generally considered unhealthy.





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