Etymology: breakVerb, to break + -er
- Something that breaks.
- A machine for breaking rocks, or for breaking coal at the mines
- The building in which such a machine is placed.
- A small cask of water kept permanently in a ship's boat in case of shipwreck
- (especially, in 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
- A breakdancer.
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