An opening, especially in a solid structure
An interruption in friendly relations
To undergo partial breaking
Frederick was resolved upon a rupture with Sweden at the first convenient opportunity.
The rupture had not yet been made evident between the Girondist party and that section still more extreme, that of the Mountain.
The larvae produced by this remarkable method (paedogenesis) of virgin-reproduction are hatched within the parent larva, and in some cases escape by the rupture of its body.
But the story of the duel, confirmed by Pierre's rupture with his wife, was the talk of society.
The Cretan insurrection rose to a formidable height in 1868-69, and the active support given to the movement by Greece brought about a rupture of relations between that country and Turkey.