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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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The company plans to re-build the marina "as quickly as possible," according to the report, conceding the primary sea defences can no longer be made of floating breakwaters due to the likelihood of more extreme weather events related to climate change or global warming.
The invention enables patented concrete units called Cubipods to be produced industrially and used as breakwaters to protect harbors and coastlines.
Abigail Moseley, an engineer with project consultants Arup, said: "The Western Breakwater is largely sound as a structure but there is some strengthening and repair work that needs to be done.
Mr Cocks said onshore lifeboat crew members also then found a second man on the breakwater.
As shown in Figure 1, a floating buoy and a box-type breakwater are placed in the water with uniform depth h.
DANGEROUS Teenagers lark about as waves crash on to breakwater
Meanwhile, Manila Bay was a "no-walk" zone due to the strong waves that hit the breakwater.
The selected bidder will design and oversee the implementation of a roughly 3.7-kilometre-long North Breakwater whose primarily function is to protect the existing and future berths against long-wave energy responsible for moored vessel motion.
It was a sunny evening and the breakwater was covered by the incoming eight-metre tide and close to high water.
Seventy people were injured, some seriously, when a high-speed ferry carrying 220 passengers and 13 crew members from Hong Kong slammed into a breakwater off the main ferry pier in Macau on Friday morning.
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This week a teenage boy was rushed to hospital with a "severely broken ankle" after he jumped off the breakwater flood defence in Barry.