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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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He was only gone for 10 minutes and realized his car, an Audi, has been broken into."
If the receiver pushes vertically up field to run a post, and the corner's cushion is broken, the corner must still turn and open, but this time toward the outside or up-field hip of the receiver.
Then, by letting the unclamped end go, much as if releasing a catapult, they duplicated what would happen if a hypothetical strand had broken and its still-clamped portion were then free to unbend.
Jacob Hartmann of Greenpeace Denmark points out that green ship-breaking may soon become a priority, because single-hull ships, which are prone to spilling their cargo, will not be able to sail internationally after 2016 and must be broken up.
His new book, Illusion of Order: The False Promise of Broken Windows Policing (Harvard University Press), offers a stinging indictment of New York-style law enforcement.
"When that obstacle is broken and you have an African American who is the CEO of a Fortune 500 company, the message to corporate America will be that we can do an outstanding job when these selections are made," says Howard University Business School Interim Dean Barron Harvey.
While condominium units each have a separate block and lot, and therefore, tax bill, making the Governor's provisions easy to implement, cooperatives buildings are handled by one tax lot, and the board or lender is provided one bill that is broken down for residents in their maintenance bills.
When a cyclic strain is placed on a rubber compound, these agglomerate networks are broken up and the elastic modulus decreases.
After a bone breaks, special cells called osteoclast cells clean up the jagged edges of a broken bone.