the time at or during which a break is taken from work or other activity.
to smash, split, or divide into parts violently; reduce to pieces or fragments: He broke a vase. to infringe, ignore, or act contrary to (a law, rule, promise, etc.): She broke her promise. to dissolve or annul (often followed by off): to break off friendly relations with another country. to fracture a bone of (some […]
a transparent, odorless, tasteless liquid, a compound of hydrogen and oxygen, H 2 O, freezing at 32°F or 0°C and boiling at 212°F or 100°C, that in a more or less impure state constitutes rain, oceans, lakes, rivers, etc.: it contains 11.188 percent hydrogen and 88.812 percent oxygen, by weight. a special form or variety […]
a barrier that breaks the force of waves, as before a harbor. Historical Examples Sons and Lovers David Herbert Lawrence The Naval History of the United States Willis J. Abbot. Oswald Langdon Carson Jay Lee Peter Trawl W. H. G. Kingston Yachting Vol. 1 Various. A Spirit in Prison Robert Hichens Mamie’s Watchword Joanna H. […]
any makeshift shelter.