the measure of the second largest dimension of a plane or solid figure; width.
an extent or piece of something of definite or full width or as measured by its width:
a breadth of cloth.
freedom from narrowness or restraint; liberality:
a person with great breadth of view.
size in general; extent.
Art. a broad or general effect due to subordination of details or nonessentials.
the linear extent or measurement of something from side to side; width
a piece of fabric having a standard or definite width
distance, extent, size, or dimension
openness and lack of restriction, esp of viewpoint or interest; liberality
a person who earns a livelihood, especially one who also supports dependents. Contemporary Examples Hanna Rosin’s The End of Men Turned Me Into a Caricature Andy Hinds September 28, 2012 Historical Examples Pipefuls Christopher Morley Mother Maksim Gorky Richard Wagner His Life and His Dramas W. J. Henderson Steel Charles Rumford Walker The Journal of […]
break a leg Fracture one or more leg bones, as in She fell down the stairs and broke her leg in two places. [ c. a.d. 1000 ] Good luck! as in Play well, Rob—break a leg! The origin of this imperative to a performer about to go onstage is unclear; it may have been […]
break a sweat
breaking and entering.