What does breakage mean?

Definitions for breakage
ˈbreɪ kɪdʒbreak·age

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. breakagenoun

    the quantity broken

    "the total breakage was huge"

  2. breakagenoun

    reimbursement for goods damaged while in transit or in use

  3. breakage, break, breakingnoun

    the act of breaking something

    "the breakage was unavoidable"


  1. breakagenoun

    The act of breaking.

  2. breakagenoun

    Something that has been broken.

    At the end of the party, there were two reported breakages.

  3. breakagenoun

    The left-over money in a parimutuel betting pool resulting from rounding off the payoffs, added to the pool for the next race or event or kept as profit.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Breakagenoun

    the act of breaking; a break; a breaking; also, articles broken

  2. Breakagenoun

    an allowance or compensation for things broken accidentally, as in transportation or use

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. breakage

    The leaving of empty spaces in stowing the hold. In marine insurance, the term alludes to damage occurring to goods.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of breakage in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of breakage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of breakage in a Sentence

  1. Sudeep Ghai of Athena Aviation:

    Both are breakage plays in that not all customers will use their allowance, but perhaps more importantly they also lock in customer loyalty as customers need to fly the airline to realize the benefit.

  2. Michael Baden:

    The hyoid shows some breakage.

  3. Toronto Mississauga paleontologist Kirstin Brink:

    It could take up to two years for a tooth to grow back in the big theropods like T. rex. Therefore, having specially reinforced teeth means less tooth breakage and less gaps in the jaw, leading to more efficient eating.

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    an onerous or difficult concern
    • A. encumbrance
    • B. wavering
    • C. conveyance
    • D. flair

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