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Meaning of BREAKER

Pronunciation:  'breykur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a device that trips like a switch and opens the circuit when overloaded
  2. [n]  waves breaking on the shore
  3. [n]  a quarry worker who splits off blocks of stone
 

BREAKER is a 7 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: breakers, circuit breaker, ledgeman, surf
 
 See Also: electrical fuse, fuse, moving ridge, quarrier, quarryman, stone breaker, wave

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Break"er\, n.
1. One who, or that which, breaks.

         I'll be no breaker of the law.        --Shak.

2. Specifically: A machine for breaking rocks, or for
   breaking coal at the mines; also, the building in which
   such a machine is placed.

3. (Naut.) A small water cask. --Totten.

4. A wave breaking into foam against the shore, or against a
   sand bank, or a rock or reef near the surface.

         The breakers were right beneath her bows.
                                               --Longfellow.

 
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