Part of speech:
To fail to fulfill; cancel:
(Chem., Physics) To break (a molecule) into atoms or into smaller molecules
To break down; fail:
To affect with, undergo, or suffer a rupture
To break or split into thin, sharp pieces
To cause to come into forceful contact with something:
To break into many fragments or splinters; shatter
(Hunting) A break in the line of the scent
A narrow break, crack, or other opening in a rock, usually made by cracking or splitting.
A gap or rift, especially in a solid structure such as a dike or fortification.
An injury to an organism, especially one in which the skin or another external surface is torn, pierced, cut, or otherwise broken.
(Medicine) A break in the skin, usually where it joins a mucous membrane, producing a cracklike sore or ulcer.
A dislocating or being dislocated
The weight or volume of a fluid displaced by a floating body, used especially as a measurement of the weight or bulk of ships.
(Biology) The series of mitotic cell divisions by which a single fertilized egg cell becomes a many-celled blastula. Each division produces cells half the size of the parent cell.
(Genetics) The separation of homologous chromosomes during meiosis.
Loss or damage due to breaking
To refrain from; avoid or resist. Used with can or cannot:
An opening or perforation:
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