breakpoint

[ breyk-point ]
/ ˈbreɪkˌpɔɪnt /

noun

a convenient point at which to make a change, interruption, etc.

Origin of breakpoint

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British Dictionary definitions for breakpoint

breakpoint
/ (ˈbreɪkˌpɔɪnt) /

noun

computing
  1. an instruction inserted by a debug program causing a return to the debug program
  2. the point in a program at which such an instruction operates
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