Definition of Breakdowns

1. Noun. (plural of breakdown) ¹



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Definition of Breakdowns

1. breakdown [n] - See also: breakdown

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Breakdowns

breakaxe
breakbeat
breakbeats
breakbone fever
breakbulk
breakcore
breakdance
breakdanced
breakdancer
breakdancers
breakdances
breakdancing
breakdown
breakdown point
breakdown points
breakdowns (current term)
breake
breaked
breaker
breaker point
breakers
breakers yard
breakest
breaketh
breakeven
breakeven load factor
breakeven load factors
breakeven point
breakeven points
breakevens

Literary usage of Breakdowns

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1. The Science of Railways by Marshall Monroe Kirkman (1914)
"... the thought of the locomotive engineer (and necessarily, also, the engine fireman) more than that of engine failures due to breakdowns on the road. ..."

2. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1902)
"... breakdowns PECULIAR TO PARTICULAR TYPES OF ENGINES. EIGHT-WHEELED ENGINES. BROKEN SIDE ROD OR BACK PIN. 52. In the event of either a broken side rod or ..."

3. France by Anne Sonnet (2005)
"Average age-earnings profiles by different breakdowns, France Earnings of 25-29 year olds = 100 All levels of education According to the level ot education3 ..."

4. The Locomotive Up to Date by Charles McShane (1899)
"But breakdowns sometimes occur after a man has done everything human foresight can aid in doing to prevent an accident. These pages were written to assist ..."

5. A Manual of Locomotive Engineering: With an Historical Introduction : a by William Frank Pettigrew (1899)
"Taking Over Engines from Shops—Lighting Up, Running, and Returning to Shed—Failures and breakdowns on Road—Periodical Inspection and Repairs—Life of Boilers ..."

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