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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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Our initial assessment is that the aircraft broke free from its mooring mast for reasons that will be investigated.
MOTORISTS were left in a jam when two horses broke free and came trotting up a major North East road.
"The girl broke free of the man's grasp, went back into the school and alerted a teacher who subsequently reported the matter to the police.
The Nordic Spirit was docked at Northumberland Quay, in North Shields, but began to drift towards South Shields when she broke free at 11.30am on Monday.
A fine through ball from the back by Joynes was seized upon by Shaun Hudson, who broke free of the defence to round the keeper and coolly slot home into the empty net.
The victim wrestled with the creature and eventually broke free. He suffered cuts to his face,stomach and leg.
THE creator of the inflatable artwork Dreamspace, which broke free from its moorings and flipped over, killing two people, was found guilty yesterday of breaching health and safety rules.
London, Dec 31 (ANI): A giant turquoise flying rabbit led to a major police alert after it broke free from its quay and crashed into a bridge over the River Thames.
LEOMINSTER - A man who allegedly held his 59-year old mother and 72-year old father hostage for 20 minutes, before she broke free from him and called police, faced several charges yesterday in Leominster District Court.
Satellite imagery recently revealed that an ice mass the size of Manhattan broke free from Canada's Ellesmere Island in August 2005, leaving behind a trail of floating ice chunks.