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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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A man and a woman who were in the broken down car had already left the vehicle and were standing in a safe area.
This question can be broken down into several others.
Having them spaced quite far apart also means trams heading in the opposite direction will have to wait until those by-passing broken down trams have crossed back onto their own track.
That's what happens with bone, which is constantly being built up and broken down in a process called remodeling.
The five-day curriculum is broken down into U-6, U-8, U-10, and U-12 components.
We've broken down a lot of barriers," says Timothy Shriver, president and CEO of the Special Olympics.
Currently, only about one-quarter of the circuit boards from the more than 20 million computers disposed of annually are broken down into recyclable parts because they are sealed with superstrong epoxy adhesives that prevent them from being totally disassembled.
We didn't know what was going on at first but soon there was an announcement made that the Galway train had broken down.
Its benefits include: damage to castings is avoided; sand lumps are broken down; dwell time can be selected; non-casted forming bales are broken down almost totally; on- and off-handling of castings; sorting function for removal of castings; touchscreen monitor in control cubicle door; maintenance interval display; language selection; and video camera option.
By June, six months after his project began, Tom's compost should be broken down into a black, crumbly mixture called humus.
The results have been broken down by firm size to allow benchmarking among peers.