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breakpoint

[ breyk-point ]
/ ˈbreɪkˌpɔɪnt /
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noun
a convenient point at which to make a change, interruption, etc.
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Origin of breakpoint

Other definitions for breakpoint (2 of 2)

break point

noun Tennis.
a situation in which the receiving side, holding the advantage, can win the game by winning the next point.
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British Dictionary definitions for breakpoint (1 of 2)

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

British Dictionary definitions for breakpoint (2 of 2)

break point

noun
tennis a point which allows the receiving player to break the service of the server
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