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Separation into parts.


1. In orthopedics, a fracture.
2. To interrupt the continuity in a tissue or electric circuit or the channel of flow or communication.


a discontinuity, e.g. the change in coat color from puppies to adults.

wool break
horizontal bands of weakness in wool or haircoats may result in a 'break' in the wool and loss of the fleece, or a significant downgrading of its value. The weakness is usually the result of a period of disturbed metabolism, e.g. a severe attack of disease, or of poor nutrition.

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Q. How do I break it to my mother that I have infantile amnesia

A. i'de let the doctor that diagnosed me with infantile amnesia to tell it to my parents, he can explains to your mother exactly what it means,treatments all sorts..

Q. What are the reasons people break their diet? Recently I passed a screen test for a movie for the main role of heroin. There were 150 people who came for the test and only 13 got selected for various roles. The director suggested all thirteen of us to go on a diet to suit our characters. We were asked to come after dieting for a month. But to our surprise none of us showed any difference. The reason was we all broke our diets. What are the reasons that make people break their diet?

A. there's an aborigine tribe in Australia that it is a custom that the women feed their men for a month every year with "all you can eat" style. they eat much much more then they are used too. after that month , it doesn't take long until they come back to their normal size. that is because the body is not fooled so easily. his has it ways to leave you in your own weight. one of them is make it very very tough to maintain diet.

Q. is there like a big break through in the field of autism therapy and approaching?

A. there is a large amount of research on Autism. Social, neurological, psychiatric etc. today because of new imagine equipment there is better understanding of how our brain works (there are much more to be revealed but still). And there are breakthroughs all the time. You can get updated about research on the subject in this site:

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Emma Holyer, Direct Line's Motor spokesperson, said: "In the panic of breaking down, one in 10 drivers forget to switch on their hazard lights and over 300,000 motorists admitted they would wave down fellow drivers from the side of the road for assistance.
Two biblical metaphors form the basis for understanding cross-cultural mission: breaking down dividing walls and inviting all to the banquet.
The unique chemistry of bogs helped to prevent Clonycavan Man's body from decaying, or breaking down, says Rolly Read, head of conservation at the National Museum of Ireland in Dublin, where the body currently resides.
In the July 20 Energy & Fuels, Miller's group describes a method for breaking down polyethylene to make wax with the right molecular properties for conversion into lubricating oil.
After the game, Norris and Kowal grab dinner and retire to their cramped, 15-foot by 20-foot office in the northwest corner of the Morgan Center, where they'll spend the next 24 hours breaking down the game, splicing and dicing each play with the aid of a $57,000 Avid computer.
The breaking down of myelin, the protective coating surrounding the nerve fibers of the brain and spinal cord, and the body's inability to repair it, are the result of such central nervous system diseases as MS.
B) the body breaks down carbohydrates before it starts breaking down stored fat.