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A break in friendly relations.
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  1. A break in friendly relations.
  2. A breaking off of friendly or peaceful relations, as between countries or individuals
  3. A tear in an organ or tissue:
Something that has been broken.
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  1. Something that has been broken.
  2. Things or quantity broken
  3. A quantity broken.
The act of disjoining or the condition of being disjointed.
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  1. The act of disjoining or the condition of being disjointed.
  2. (--- Logic) The relation between the alternatives of a disjunctive proposition
  3. (Genetics) The separation of homologous chromosomes during meiosis.
The act of one who cleaves, splits, or severs.
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  1. The act of one who cleaves, splits, or severs.
(Mineralogy) The splitting or tendency to split of a crystallized substance along definite crystalline planes, yielding smooth surfaces.
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  1. (Mineralogy) The splitting or tendency to split of a crystallized substance along definite crystalline planes, yielding smooth surfaces.
  2. (Mineralogy) The tendency of some minerals to break in definite planes, producing smooth surfaces
  3. A cleaving, splitting, or dividing
  1. Disseverance
  2. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
The volume displaced by a single stroke of a piston in an engine or pump.
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  1. The volume displaced by a single stroke of a piston in an engine or pump.
  2. (Psychiatry) A psychological defense mechanism in which there is an unconscious shift of emotions, affect, or desires from the original object to a more acceptable or immediate substitute.
  3. (Physics) A vector, or the magnitude of a vector, that points from an initial position (of a body or reference frame) to a subsequent position.
Displacement of a body part, especially the temporary displacement of a bone from its normal position.
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  1. Displacement of a body part, especially the temporary displacement of a bone from its normal position.
  2. (Geology) An imperfection in the crystal structure of a metal or other solid resulting from an absence of an atom or atoms in one or more layers of a crystal.
  3. Displacement of a bone from its normal position, especially at a joint.
The act by which something is severed.
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  1. The act by which something is severed.
An instance of separating.
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  1. An instance of separating.
(Countable) The act of dismembering.
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  1. (Countable) The act of dismembering.
  2. (Uncountable) The state or condition of being dismembered.
  3. (Countable) Removal from membership; detachment from an organization, group, etc.
Break dancing.
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  1. Break dancing.
  2. An escape:
  3. The result of breaking, as a crack, separation, or opening:
Any hurt or injury to the feelings, honor, etc.
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  1. Any hurt or injury to the feelings, honor, etc.
  2. An injury to the body in which the skin or other tissue is broken, cut, pierced, torn, etc.
  3. An injury to an organism, especially one in which the skin or another external surface is torn, pierced, cut, or otherwise broken.
A split or indentation between two parts, as of the chin.
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  1. A split or indentation between two parts, as of the chin.
  2. An opening made by or as by cleaving; crack; crevice
  3. A crack, crevice, or split.
A moment; an instant:
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  1. A moment; an instant:
  2. (Slang) Hard, pebblelike pieces of highly purified cocaine prepared for smoking: a highly potent and addictive form of cocaine
  3. A partial split or break; a fissure.
The act of something that shatters.
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  1. The act of something that shatters.
An opening made by a breakthrough, as in a wall, line of defense, etc.
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  1. An opening made by a breakthrough, as in a wall, line of defense, etc.
  2. (Obs.) A breaking or being broken
  3. A break in friendly relations
An arrangement of bowling pins left standing after a bowl, in which two or more pins remain standing with one or more pins between them knocked down.
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  1. An arrangement of bowling pins left standing after a bowl, in which two or more pins remain standing with one or more pins between them knocked down.
  2. A single thickness of hide split horizontally
  3. A break; fissure; crack; tear
A breaking off of friendly or peaceful relations, as between countries or individuals
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  1. A breaking off of friendly or peaceful relations, as between countries or individuals
  2. The process of breaking open or bursting.
  3. A break in friendly relations.
The scattering of the fragments of an exploding bomb or other projectile.
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  1. The scattering of the fragments of an exploding bomb or other projectile.
  2. The act or process of breaking into fragments.
  3. The scattering of parts of a computer file across different regions of a disk. Fragmentation occurs when the operating system breaks up the file and stores it in locations left vacant by previously deleted files. The more fragmented the file, the slower it is to retrieve, since each piece of the file must be identified and located on the disk.
(Anatomy) A normal groove or furrow, as in the liver or brain, that divides an organ into lobes or parts.
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  1. (Anatomy) A normal groove or furrow, as in the liver or brain, that divides an organ into lobes or parts.
  2. A long, narrow crack or opening in the face of a rock. Fissures are often filled with minerals of a different type from those in the surrounding rock.
  3. (Medicine) A break in the skin, usually where it joins a mucous membrane, producing a cracklike sore or ulcer.
(Obs.) Failure to have or do what is required; lack
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  1. (Obs.) Failure to have or do what is required; lack
  2. A mistake; an error:
  3. (Geology) A fracture in the continuity of a rock formation caused by a shifting or dislodging of the earth's crust, in which adjacent surfaces are displaced relative to one another and parallel to the plane of fracture.
A bone fracture in which the broken ends of bone do not pierce the skin
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  1. A bone fracture in which the broken ends of bone do not pierce the skin
  2. A bone fracture that causes little or no damage to the surrounding soft tissues.
A fracture in which broken bone fragments lacerate soft tissue and protrude through an open wound in the skin.
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  1. A fracture in which broken bone fragments lacerate soft tissue and protrude through an open wound in the skin.
A partial bone fracture, usually seen in young people, in which one side of the bone is broken and the other side is bent.
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  1. A partial bone fracture, usually seen in young people, in which one side of the bone is broken and the other side is bent.
To cause to give up a habit:
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  1. To cause to give up a habit:
  2. To fail to conform to; violate:
  3. To exchange for smaller monetary units:
To break through (an obstacle) in order to win acceptance or acknowledgment:
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  1. To break through (an obstacle) in order to win acceptance or acknowledgment:
  2. To cause to break with a sharp snapping sound:
  3. To cause to break without complete separation of parts:
(Chem., Physics) To break (a molecule) into atoms or into smaller molecules
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  1. (Chem., Physics) To break (a molecule) into atoms or into smaller molecules
  2. To break or tear apart; burst; rend
  3. To separate or break up through failure to agree, etc.
To cause the destruction or ruin of; destroy:
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  1. To cause the destruction or ruin of; destroy:
  2. To break into pieces; smash or burst:
  3. To break or burst into pieces suddenly, as with a blow
To cause to give up a habit:
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  1. To cause to give up a habit:
  2. To exchange for smaller monetary units:
  3. To fail to conform to; violate:
To burst open; split
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  1. To burst open; split
  2. A narrow break, crack, or other opening in a rock, usually made by cracking or splitting.
  3. To cause to split open or break.
To break or dismay (the heart, spirit, etc.)
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  1. To break or dismay (the heart, spirit, etc.)
  2. To break or distress (the spirit, for example).
  3. To break into pieces, as by a blow; cleave or split asunder.
To cause the destruction or ruin of; destroy:
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  1. To cause the destruction or ruin of; destroy:
  2. To break into pieces; smash or burst:
  3. To break or burst into pieces suddenly, as with a blow
To cause (a sail) to flutter by sailing too close to the wind.
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  1. To cause (a sail) to flutter by sailing too close to the wind.
  2. To cause to break suddenly into fragments or splinters.
  3. To break into fragments or splinters; shatter.
To break (something) into pieces suddenly, noisily, and violently; shatter.
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  1. To break (something) into pieces suddenly, noisily, and violently; shatter.
  2. To break suddenly into pieces, as from a violent blow or collision:
  3. To break or shatter into pieces with noise or violence
(Intransitive) To come apart into long sharp fragments.
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  1. (Intransitive) To come apart into long sharp fragments.
  2. To cause to break apart into long sharp fragments.
  3. To break or split into thin, sharp pieces
To break into two or more pieces or parts; sever:
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  1. To break into two or more pieces or parts; sever:
  2. To become broken into parts or disunited.
  3. To dissolve (a connection or relationship):
To cause to come into forceful contact with something, especially with a sharp sound:
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  1. To cause to come into forceful contact with something, especially with a sharp sound:
  2. To crush (corn or wheat, for example) into small pieces.
  3. To cause to break without complete separation of parts:
To form a crack or cleft or cause a crack or cleft in.
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  1. To form a crack or cleft or cause a crack or cleft in.
  2. A long, narrow crack or opening in the face of a rock. Fissures are often filled with minerals of a different type from those in the surrounding rock.
To break apart or burst
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  1. To break apart or burst
  2. To affect with, undergo, or suffer a rupture
  3. To undergo or suffer a rupture:
To separate, cut, or divide into two or more parts; cause to separate along the grain or length; break into layers
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  1. To separate, cut, or divide into two or more parts; cause to separate along the grain or length; break into layers
  2. To separate or break up through failure to agree, etc.
  3. To divide and share:
Find another word for fracture. In this page you can discover 51 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for fracture, like: mutilation, rupture, breakage, disjunction, cleaving, cleavage, disseverment, riving, displacement, dislocation and severing.