Definition of Breakable

1. Noun. An article that is fragile and easily broken. "Pack the breakables separately"

Generic synonyms: Article

2. Adjective. Capable of being broken or damaged. "Breakable articles should be packed carefully"

Definition of Breakable

1. a. Capable of being broken.

Definition of Breakable

1. Adjective. Able to be broken ¹

2. Adjective. Fragile ¹

3. Noun. Something that is (easily) breakable. ¹

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Definition of Breakable

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Breakable

break the buck
break the deadlock
break the fourth wall
break the ice
break the mold
break the mould
break the news
break the seal
break through
break up
break water
break with
breakable (current term)
breakaway phenomenon
breakbone fever

Literary usage of Breakable

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Red Cross Notes by Johnson & Johnson (1910)
"Catgut, plain ..... per doz. tubes 1.80 Sealed, breakable glass tubes containing the catgut and needle preserved In the sterilizing liquid. ..."

2. Fireproof Magazine edited by William Clendenin, Peter Bonnett Wight (1905)
"But the exterior hazard from skylights made partly of breakable glass is of ... One of the greatest dangers where non- breakable skylights are used is to ..."

3. A Short Course on the Theory and Operation of the Free Balloon by Charles Harters Roth (1917)
"The rip cord gland should now be tied shut with a breakable string attached ... This last operation breaks the breakable cord and opens the appendix which ..."

4. Worker Deaths in Confined Spaces: A Summary of Surveillance Findings and edited by Thomas R. Bender (1996)
"Therefore, the use of a breakable, Plexiglass cover contributed to the accidental deaths. The employer should, as a result, design a cover made from a ..."

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