- brake1 (def. 5).
- a machine that separates the fiber from foreign matter in preparation for the carding process.
- a building where coal delivered from a mine is broken up and sorted.
- a machine that reduces large lumps of coal or ore to a size that can be accommodated by a conveyor belt.
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This year’s crop of top singles agree that confidence is a turn on and bad breath is a deal breaker.
While Graham provided much of the funding, the critical push for the Summer Youth Olympics was spearheaded by the larger dancing community, not the breakers.How break dancing made the leap from ’80s pop culture to the Olympic stage|Rick Maese|February 9, 2021|Washington Post
In a separate experiment, they mixed the volcanic soil with the appropriate salts and squirted some water into the bottom of the breaker.Mars’s mascara-like streaks may be caused by slush and landslides|Charlie Wood|February 3, 2021|Popular-Science
Janet Yellen, the newly-minted Treasury secretary, is a serial glass-ceiling breaker.
As the name suggests, the new product is only available in a hardwired option – which could be a deal breaker for some.
It's not necessarily a deal-breaker, but it is kind of a top priority.
There is such a thing in presidential primary politics as a single-issue deal-breaker.
Mixing meat and dairy is a kosher rule-breaker, so they switched the cheese for potatoes.
For Aga Malarczyk, 37, one of more than 50,000 Polish citizens living in Scotland, this is a deal breaker.
Ariana Grande, leader of men and breaker of chains, makes quick work of the sad cages and frees her friends.Ariana Grande’s Gay-Friendly Intergalactic Dance Party|Amy Zimmerman|August 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Follow with the big breaker--it wants a strong man to keep that share in--as close as you can.Winston of the Prairie|Harold Bindloss
This swashing affects not only the broken part of the waves, but all the water between the outer breaker and the shore.Outlines of the Earth's History|Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
A small keg, or breaker, was thrown overboard and picked up, with a bag of fifteen or twenty pounds of hardtack.
And then, through a V in the sandhills, the sea had appeared, and the lazy crash of a breaker had been heard.Mushroom Town|Oliver Onions
The wind shook the house to its crazy foundations and drove the crest of a breaker against the panes.The Cruise of the Shining Light|Norman Duncan