one that or whatever breaks
- waves breaking from the shore
- a quarry employee whom splits down blocks of rock
- a tool that trips like a switch and opens up the circuit when overloaded
- one that, or what, pauses.
- especially: A machine for breaking rocks, or even for breaking coal at the mines; also, the building where these types of a machine is placed.
- a tiny liquid cask.
- a revolution breaking into foam from the coast, or against a sand lender, or a rock or reef nearby the surface.
"heavy ocean revolution," 1680s, agent noun from break (v.). Associated: Breakers.
(letter.) One that, or what, pauses.
- (n.) particularly: a device for breaking stones, or for breaking coal at the mines; also, the building where such a device is positioned.
- (n.) A little liquid cask.
- (letter.) A wave breaking into foam from the shore, or against a sand bank, or a rock or reef close to the surface.
Williams private character was detestable: he was cruel, lascivious, greedy of gain, a habitual breaker of oaths and promises, ungrateful and irreligious.