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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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The ROP Coast Guard in Musandam offered assistance to a commercial boat from an Asian country after it broke down in the middle of Oman's regional waters near Kamzar.
It is not yet known whether the van was en route to prison or to court at the time it broke down.
Many vehicles travelled just a few hundred metres before they broke down and motorists were forced to pull over to the side of the road.
Posh was out driving her Porsche Carrera in Culver City when the car broke down, leaving her marooned at the side of the road.
Amazingly, this is the fourth time the jet has broke down since June, leaving insiders to claim it is jinxed.
West broke down while talking about his mother, whose champagnecoloured coffin arrived in a white hearse.
It broke down the starch into individual sugar molecules that could be absorbed by the body.
LANCASTER -- A Lancaster food pantry is in need of a new truck after the donated vehicle it used for years broke down.
A lifeboat crew came to the rescue after a boat broke down on the Tyne.
During 2005, over a million motorists broke down on a motorway and worries about doing so are well founded as these breakdowns have resulted in more than 94,000 accidents or near misses on the hard shoulder.