Definition of Breaker

1. Noun. A quarry worker who splits off blocks of stone.

Exact synonyms: Ledgeman
Generic synonyms: Quarrier, Quarryman
Specialized synonyms: Stone Breaker
Derivative terms: Break, Break



2. Noun. Waves breaking on the shore.
Exact synonyms: Breakers, Surf
Generic synonyms: Moving Ridge, Wave
Derivative terms: Break, Surf

3. Noun. A device that trips like a switch and opens the circuit when overloaded.
Exact synonyms: Circuit Breaker
Generic synonyms: Electrical Fuse, Fuse, Safety Fuse
Derivative terms: Break

Definition of Breaker

1. n. One who, or that which, breaks.

Definition of Breaker

1. Noun. Something that breaks. ¹

2. Noun. A machine for breaking rocks, or for breaking coal at the mines ¹

3. Noun. The building in which such a machine is placed. ¹

4. Noun. A small cask of liquid kept permanently in a ship's boat in case of shipwreck. ¹

5. Noun. A person who specializes in breaking things. ¹

6. Noun. (chiefly in the plural) A wave breaking into foam against the shore, or against a sand bank, or a rock or reef near the surface, considered a useful warning to ships of an underwater hazard ¹

7. Noun. (colloquial) A breakdancer. ¹

8. Noun. A user of CB radio. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Breaker

1. one that breaks [n -S] - See also: breaks

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Breaker

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

Literary usage of Breaker

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1. Transactionsby European Orthodontic Society, Ossianic Society, North of England Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society, University of Glasgow Oriental Society, Wentworth Historical Society, American Institute of Electrical Engineers, Homoeopathic Medical by European Orthodontic Society, Ossianic Society, North of England Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society, University of Glasgow Oriental Society, Wentworth Historical Society, American Institute of Electrical Engineers, Homoeopathic Medical Society of t (1869)
"Titus, Reifschneider 551-5 1945 Circuit breaker and Its Application on a 132-Kv ... 437 1945 Circuit breaker, Field Tests and Performance of a High-Speed ..."

2. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1907)
"At the top of the breaker, the coal is dumped from the cars, ... At shaft mines, the breaker was formerly placed over the shaft and the mine cars hoisted ..."

3. Ore Dressing by Robert Hallowell Richards (1906)
"A compound jaw breaker with sieve attachment. of the Lowry breaker. 73. ... Description of Champion breaker, which has the movable jaw pivoted above, ..."

4. Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific by Astronomical Society of the Pacific (1895)
"Any circuit-breaker, applied to a dead-beat clock, must of necessity be worked ... In either case, if the work required to operate the breaker is variable, ..."

5. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1920)
"The cam is the only part of breaker mechanism which revolves. ... Dixie breaker and Interrupter. Contacts axe stationary and do not revolve as in the ..."

6. Convention by National Electric Light Association Convention, National Independent Meat Packers Association, University of Georgia College of Agriculture, University of Georgia Dept. of Food Science (1913)
""This may be relatively small, compared with the same breaker situated on the ... In the case •*D£ the breaker having considerable reactance between it and ..."

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