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breakage, break, breakingnoun
the act of breaking something
"the breakage was unavoidable"
A change of a vowel to a diphthong
A form of ornamentation in which groups of short notes are used instead of long ones
Breaking is a martial arts technique that is used in competition, demonstration and testing. Breaking is an action where a martial artist uses a striking surface to break one or more objects using the skills honed in their art form. The striking surface is usually a hand or a foot, but may also be a fingertip, toe, head, elbow, knuckle, or knee. The most common object is a piece of wood, though it is also common to break bricks or cinder blocks. Breaking can be often seen in karate, taekwondo and pencak silat, Spetsnaz are also known for board, and brick breaking, but not all styles of martial arts place equal emphasis on, or use, breaking. In styles where striking and kicking is less important and there is an emphasis on grappling or weaponry, breaking is less prominent. Traditional Japanese martial art schools place little, if any, emphasis on board-breaking, although the art of breaking objects was known as tameshiwari, while the similar practice of Tameshigiri or 'test cutting' is used in sword arts. Breaking is based on physics and selection of materials, and the most commonly seen breaking involves spaced, softwood boards. While very difficult to break even a piece of soft pine wood hitting against the grain, breaking is almost always done with the grain - which requires little skill or strength. The use of spacers means instead of breaking the entire stack at once, they break one at a time; each one helps break the next as little momentum is lost and gravity is helping. Because of this, breaking is primarily used as an advertising gimmick to woo potential customers.
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Breaking out stores or cargo in the hold. The act of extricating casks or other objects from the hold-stowage.
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Rank popularity for the word 'Breaking' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3424
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Rank popularity for the word 'Breaking' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2710
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The numerical value of Breaking in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of Breaking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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We took the fight to ISIL in both Iraq and Syria, not with American battalions but with local forces backed by our equipment and our advisors and, importantly, our Special Forces, the bottom line is we are breaking the back of ISIL. We’re taking away its safe havens. And we’ve accomplished all this at a cost of $10 billion over two years, which is the same amount that we used to spend in one month at the height of the Iraq War.
Technically, oil looks like it is breaking down, the forward curve has come in, storage is filling up and people are concerned about supply coming online.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
I've taken responsibility for the comments. I wrote them. I am sorry if the comments were offensive to anyone, however, I still stand behind the fact that nothing I said was breaking a law and was protected under the Constitution.
Maybe Donald Trump is the kind of dry, deadpan humorist who does great material about how terrific dictators are - but if that's the case, he should wait until he retires as president to start breaking out that particular part of his act.
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