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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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Besides presenting a more accurate picture of the number and types of reimbursed visits needed to break even, these calculations require the planners to think about costs and the type of financial data that must be tracked during operation.
There is an incremental increase in overhead as sales go beyond the break even point, but it is not worth worrying about unless additional personnel are added to overhead payroll.
The formula for break even unit analysis is shown below:
The bank said that increasing business and cost controls will help it to break even by 2016.
While Solihull Care Trust, forecasting a pounds 2 million debt, has reported that it is working hard to break even while trying to deliver its pounds 10.
Speaking to journalists Fuller said that 3 UK is back on track to break even before interest and taxes at the end of 2005 after a substantial turnaround in business during 2004.
Try to get to the break even point as quick as you can--everything after that is profit," Medina says.
By this formula, you would need to sell 100,000 units to break even.
This seemed very aggressive so I did a break even analysis to determine how many years you would have to invest $8,983, at say 8-1/2% interest, to hypothetically produce the $1 million death reserve in which to pay the claim.
Global Banking News-May 7, 2013--SBI General Insurance looking to break even by FY 2015(C)2013 ENPublishing - http://www.
Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, which retained its one-star performance rating from the Healthcare Commission despite its financial failings, managed to break even financially in March 2005.