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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.

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:

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It took me so long to break the ice I only had time to set up one rig, but luckily I caught all day," said Jon, who drew peg 135 at Coseley.
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The filly, who is in foal to Dr Fong, enabled trainer Eoghan O'Neill to break the ice for the season and he said: "It's brilliant that I've got off the mark and she's now won a race, especially as she's in foal.
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Carrying an interesting book or a magazine article about a current topic of interest on your lap helps break the ice.
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A'And Ain el Tineh sponsors "break the ice" AL-AKHBAR: Cold dialogue Al Khalil to Al-Akhbar: Aoun is our candidate and who has different opinion should go and talk to him THE DAILYSTAR: Future, Hezbollah to break the ice Officials from the Future Movement and Hezbollah will sit face to face Tuesday, marking the start of a dialogue aimed at easing sectarian tensions in Lebanon and paving the way for the election of a president.