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Meaning of BREAKAGE

Pronunciation:  'breykij

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of breaking something; "the breakage was unavoidable"
  2. [n]  reimbursement for goods damaged while in transit or in use
  3. [n]  the quantity broken; "the total breakage was huge"

BREAKAGE is a 8 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: break, breaking
 See Also: change of integrity, chip, chipping, crack, cracking, fracture, indefinite quantity, reimbursement, rupture, shattering, smashing, splintering



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Break"age\, n.
1. The act of breaking; a break; a breaking; also, articles

2. An allowance or compensation for things broken
   accidentally, as in transportation or use.

Thesaurus Terms
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