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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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"You couldn't pay me to go up in a plane that breaks down more often than it works."
The chemical chlorophyll, which gives leaves their green color, breaks down. This allows other leaf pigments--yellow and orange--to become visible.
Art Thomson, senior vice president of marketing with Henegan Construction, summed it up: "Golf breaks down the barriers.
Sheet mulching is a no till, no dig technique using combined layers of cardboard, newspaper, compost, leaves, grass clippings or raw manure that breaks down the grass and cardboard creating instant garden beds.
"They are keeping a warden on over the weekend in case it breaks down again," he said.
Currently, Logan's laboratory system generates 16 W/[m.sup.3] as it breaks down wastewater.
I have been invited to the Faro bike rally in Portugal, but I am scared to go in case my bike breaks down.' Harley Davidson spokesman Gareth Jordan said: 'It is very rare for this amount of things to go wrong on a new motorcycle.
Hurwitz breaks down Mahler's nine symphonies plus his song cycle "The Song of the Earth" into their parts as these contribute to the whole; and the parts too are broken down for their development, tone, and instruments.