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Separation into parts.
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1. In orthopedics, a fracture.
2. To interrupt the continuity in a tissue or electric circuit or the channel of flow or communication.
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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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Yeddyurappa had been threatening to break away from the party and possibly float his own political outfit.
''The government has a clear policy of making maximum efforts to break away from dependence on nuclear plants,'' he said.
People are certainly feeling the pressure so we thought we'd offer a little helping hand to those desperate to get away from the doom and gloom and treat themselves to a break away with our August Christmas Cracker Offer where they can save Au20 on their next holiday."
If it was used and the surface has not been stabilised you will find the new paint surface break away as the distemper loses its bond.
"After results this week we need to try and break away now, stay in the top two and try and claw the points back on Watford.
What makes this novel fresh and important is not its form but its content since it centers on two 21st-century figures who attempt to break away from conventional notions of race to become "one flesh" in a marriage that transcends racial categorization.
Will the African communities break away? On October 29, they met in Lagos, Nigeria, and let it be known that those North American sections of the Church that embrace homosexuality should be seen as following a different religion.
At this point, the fluid compresses the gas, expanding the system and all owing the comb or grate to temporarily break away and eliminate the harmful object from the chamber.
The island's government is insisting on another referendum, possibly later this year, to break away from the federation with St Kitts.
First of all you've got a health and safety issue about staff who are working on track sides then being asked to take a meal break away from the main depot where there are no washing facilities, no toilet facilities, and nowhere to prepare a hot cooked meal.
Any permanent change must involve children, so they learn how to break away from the past and address new challenges with fresh perspectives.
William Whitener, artistic director of Kansas City Ballet, said his Duets dancers (pictured in rehearsal are Holly Zimmerman and Christopher Barksdale) had worked hard to break away from balletic habits in details such as hand positions, adjust to working in parallel, and develop increased mobility in the back and the more weighted plie needed for Cunningham's work.