a style of acrobatic dancing originating in the mid-1970s, often performed to rap music usually by teenage males in the streets, and characterized by intricate footwork, pantomime, spinning headstands, tumbling, and elaborate improvised virtuosic movements. Contemporary Examples Vin Diesel’s 6 Greatest YouTube Masterpieces Amy Zimmerman January 28, 2014 Breakdancing Brad Pitt, Chainsaw Massacre Prank, and […]
a breaking down, wearing out, or sudden loss of ability to function efficiently, as of a machine. a loss of mental or physical health; collapse. Compare nervous breakdown. an analysis or classification of something; division into parts, categories, processes, etc. Chemistry. decomposition. analysis (def 6). Electricity. an electric discharge passing through faulty insulation or other […]
noun (mainly Brit) another name for a tow truck
the minimum applied voltage that would cause a given insulator or electrode to break down.