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Breakaway   Listen
noun
Breakaway  n.  (Australasia)
1.
A wild rush of sheep, cattle, horses, or camels (especially at the smell or the sight of water); a stampede.
2.
An animal that breaks away from a herd.
3.
An object designed to break off or shatter under impact, as a safety measure.
4.
(Sport) The sudden emergence of one or more players or contestants from a clustered group, rushing toward a goal, as bicyclists in a race, or baketball players after a rebound has been caught.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Breakaway" Quotes from Famous Books



... Points 1. Describe breakaway Number 3. 2. "Before jumping into water for rescue, be sure to do-" what? 3. Give two ways to locate a body. 4. If you are seized and cannot break away, what should you do? 5. "If in a strong outsetting tide, it is advisable when rescuing ...
— Camping For Boys • H.W. Gibson



Words linked to "Breakaway" :   break away, withdrawal, independent, separatist, secession, fissiparous



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