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breaker Explained

breaker at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['breıkə]

breaker at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [C] a large wave with a white top that rolls onto the shore// circuit breaker//

breaker at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

95 Moby Thesaurus words for "breaker":
analyzer, billow, bore, breakers, breeder, broncobuster, buckaroo,
cattleman, centrifuge, chop, choppiness, chopping sea, collar,
comb, comber, cow keeper, cowman, cutter, dairy farmer, dairyman,
dirty water, eagre, equerry, farrier, foam, froth, gravity wave,
grazier, groom, ground swell, head, heave, heavy sea, heavy swell,
horseshoer, hostler, lather, lift, lop, meringue, mousse, offscum,
peak, popple, puff, rancher, ranchero, ranchman, riffle, ripple,
rise, roll, roller, rough water, scend, scud, scum, sea, sea foam,
send, separator, sheepman, sieve, soapsuds, souffle, spindrift,
spoondrift, spray, spume, stableboy, stableman, stinging,
stock raiser, stockbreeder, stockkeeper, stockman, stripper, suds,
surf, surge, swell, tamer, tidal bore, tidal wave, tide wave,
trainer, trough, tsunami, undulation, water wave, wave, wavelet,
white horses, white water, whitecaps

breaker at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
a large wave covered with white bubbles that is moving towards the shore
see also CIRCUIT-BREAKER, ICE-BREAKER, HOUSEBREAKER, LAWBREAKER, RECORD-BREAKER, STRIKE-BREAKER, TIEBREAKER

Breaker at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Breaker \Break"er\, n.
1. One who, or that which, breaks.

I'll be no breaker of the law. --Shak.

2. Specifically: A machine for breaking rocks, or for
breaking coal at the mines; also, the building in which
such a machine is placed.

3. (Naut.) A small water cask. --Totten.

4. A wave breaking into foam against the shore, or against a
sand bank, or a rock or reef near the surface.

The breakers were right beneath her bows.
--Longfellow.

breaker at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

breaker
n 1: a quarry worker who splits off blocks of stone [syn: {ledgeman}]
2: waves breaking on the shore [syn: {surf}, {breakers}]
3: a device that trips like a switch and opens the circuit when
overloaded [syn: {circuit breaker}]

breaker at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==
Inter: wikipedi » a

Etymology

Inter: suffix » break|er

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /ˈbreɪkə/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /"breIk@/
  • Inter: a » US Inter: enPR » brāʹkər, Inter: IPA » /ˈbreɪkɚ/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /"breIk@`/
  • Inter: rhymes » eɪkə(r)

    Noun

    Inter: en-nou » n


  • Something that breaks.
    1. A machine for breaking rocks, or for breaking coal at the mines
    2. The building in which such a machine is placed.
    3. A small cask of liquid kept permanently in a ship's boat in case of shipwreck.
    4. 1898, Inter: w » J. Meade Falkner, Inter: w » Moonfleet Chapter 4
    5. : Then the conversation broke off, and there was little more talking, only a noise of men going backwards and forwards, and of putting down of kegs and the hollow gurgle of good liquor being poured from breakers into the casks.
    6. A person who specializes in breaking things.
    7. Inter: 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
    8. 1919, Category: w - :William Somerset Maugham|W. Somerset Maugham, Category: w - :The Moon and Sixpence|The Moon and Sixpence, Category: s - :The Moon and Sixpence/Chapter LIII|chapter 53
    9. : Now and then in the lagoon you hear the leaping of a fish .... And above all, ceaseless like time, is the dull roar of the breakers on the reef.
    10. Inter: colloquia » l A breakdancer.
    11. A user of CB radio.

      Synonyms

      * Inter: sense » something that breaks

  • Inter: sense » machine for breaking rocks or coal
  • Inter: sense » small cask of water in case of shipwreck
  • Inter: sense » building containing such a machine
  • Inter: sense » wave
  • Inter: sense » breakdancer B-boy Inter: qualifier » male, B-girl Inter: qualifier » female, breakdancer

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » something that breaks
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|murskaaja, [[murskain}}

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|casseur|m


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » machine for breaking rocks or coal
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|трошачка|f
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|murskain


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|concasseuse|f
  • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|concasor|n

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » building containing such a machine
    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » small cask of water in case of shipwreck
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|буренце|n


    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » wave
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|разбиваща се вълна
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|hyökyaalto


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|lame|f
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|бурун|m|tr=burún|sc=Cyrl

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-see » breakdancer
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    Category: Category:en:Dance -
    Category: Category:en:Liquids -
    Category: Category:en:Nautical -
    Translation: et » breaker
    Translation: fr » breaker
    Translation: ko » breaker
    Translation: io » breaker
    Translation: kn » breaker
    Translation: ml » breaker
    Translation: my » breaker
    Translation: pl » breaker
    Translation: ru » breaker
    Translation: ta » breaker
    Translation: te » breaker
    Translation: vi » breaker
    Translation: zh » breaker