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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.

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The Polish player then turned up the heat on his experienced rival in the third set with his solid baseline game to complete the memorable win with two breaks of serve.
Murray said: "There was a lot of breaks of serves and Gilles is a tough guy to play against.
That burst of energy seemed to tire the Czech, and Kyrgios -- who next plays Germany's unseeded Dustin Brown -- stormed through the fourth set with two further breaks of serve to wrap up victory in two hours and 26 minutes.
Wozniacki had dropped just ten games in her previous four matches - seven of those coming against former champion Maria Sharapova in the last round - and looked on course for another comfortable win after taking the opening set with three breaks of serve.
Murray raced into a 5-0 lead in the second set with two breaks of serve, with Brown having no answer to Murray's more complete all around game.
Breaks of serve are obviously key turning points and if a break occurs, the odds will move rapidly.
The 16-year-old, who won the Wimbledon junior title in 2008, took the opening set 6-3 and charged into a 3-0 lead in the second with two breaks of serve.
The breaks of serve were shared in the second set but Gulbis held his nerve in the tie-breaker to go two sets clear and once again claimed a crucial break to take the third.
The Serbs needed Djokovic to win to level the tie at 2-2 and he took a commanding two-set lead and was two breaks of serve to the good in the third.
British number one Murray and Llodra, ranked 69 in the world, exchanged breaks of serve early in the first set but it was the Scot who eventually prospered.
Though Safin hit back to level in a second set featuring four breaks of serve, the American kept his composure.