[ breyk-ee-vuh n ]
/ ˈbreɪkˈi vən /
having income exactly equal to expenditure, thus showing neither profit nor loss.
Energy. the stage at which a fission or fusion reaction becomes self-sustaining.
Verb Tenses: Past, Future, And Even PerfectThe six basic verb tenses are past, present, future, past perfect, present perfect, and future perfect. Verb tenses identify the time period when an action occurs. They also show relationships between events that happen at different times. The simple tenses (past, present, and future) are the most basic forms. Simple Tenses Present tense describes events happening now. It’s also useful for describing a direct action …
Origin of break-even
An Americanism dating back to 1935–40
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Examples from the Web for break-even
Which, probably not coincidentally, is well under the break-even price for shale oil projects.