break

(redirected from breaks)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Idioms, Encyclopedia.
Related to breaks: Breakbeat

break

(brāk),
Separation into parts.

break

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

break

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.

Patient discussion about break

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:
http://www.autism-society.org/site/PageServer?pagename=research_home

More discussions about break
References in periodicals archive ?
Longer breaks are beneficial, but frequent shorter breaks are even better.
Tony O'Hara of Marsh Lib A had breaks of 27 and 26, Jeremy Ford of Moldgreen Lib made a 28, Springwood BC's Tim Whitehouse had a 30, Paul Mortimer of Marsh Lib A recorded breaks of 38 and 29, Matthew Peaker of Brockholes BC had fine breaks of 59 and 41, but the highest break was made by David Peaker of Brockholes BC with superb breaks of 77, 56 and 42 on his way to beating Jack Dyson of Meltham Lib B.
Second ad series of "Love this Life" campaign focuses on naturally delicious breaks with Chobani Flip
There was a wide range of students who attended the seminar from those who have never done a power break before to those who have competed in power breaking and even placed at worldwide or national tournaments.
then, breaks in the thou, breaks in the thee, breaks inside your white
Gap year-style breaks were enjoyed by only around 270,000 people in the period 1970-79, according to research from Santander Credit Cards.
Q: My lease contains a scheduled break clause next year and I am thinking about exercising it.
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) does not require that meal or rest breaks be given.
The research also reveals that Britons' work breaks are rapidly shrinking.
New breaks have also been provided by a host of pivotal court decisions at the state and federal level, and by numerous rule changes in almost every department and agency of the executive branch.
It appeared the players were going to swap breaks in the early going.
The pitcher has to be able to see that the pitch breaks at some point and lands at a spot that is different from that at which it started.