What does breaker mean?

Definitions for breaker
ˈbreɪ kərbreak·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. breaker, ledgemannoun

    a quarry worker who splits off blocks of stone

  2. surf, breaker, breakersnoun

    waves breaking on the shore

  3. circuit breaker, breakernoun

    a device that trips like a switch and opens the circuit when overloaded


  1. breakernoun

    Something that breaks.

  2. breakernoun

    A machine for breaking rocks, or for breaking coal at the mines

  3. breakernoun

    The building in which such a machine is placed.

  4. breakernoun

    A small cask of liquid kept permanently in a ship's boat in case of shipwreck.

  5. breakernoun

    A person who specializes in breaking things.

  6. breakernoun

    A wave breaking into foam against the shore, or against a sand bank, or a rock or reef near the surface, considered a useful warning to ships of an underwater hazard

  7. breakernoun

    A breakdancer.

  8. breakernoun

    A user of CB radio.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Breakernoun

    one who, or that which, breaks

  2. Breakernoun

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

  3. Breakernoun

    a small water cask

  4. Breakernoun

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


  1. Breaker

    Breaker is the third album released by the German heavy metal band Accept. It was once again recorded at Delta-Studio in Wilster with Dirk Steffens producing, and was the first Accept album engineered by Michael Wagener. Bassist Peter Baltes sings lead vocal on "Breaking Up Again", and the bridge vocal on "Midnight Highway". After the unsuccessful attempt at commercialism on I'm a Rebel, Accept decided not to allow any more outside people to influence the band. Pulling together in the midst of a very cold winter, the band members concentrated on making the album they themselves wanted to make. Udo Dirkschneider remembers: "Following our experiences with I'm A Rebel we made it our goal not to be influenced musically by anyone outside of the band this time." Udo believes Breaker is among Accept's best records and marks the beginning of the band's greatest era - the album title would later become the name of Udo's own record company, Breaker Records. Wolf Hoffmann concurs: "Maybe we knew that the old approach from the record before didn't work very well. So we were saying 'fuck it, let's just do what we think is right. Let's not try to be somebody else, let's not try to have a radio hit anymore.'" The lone possible concession to commercial interests was the upbeat rocker "Midnight Highway", which Wolf described as "sort of a semi-commercial attempt" and "a little too happy for my tastes."

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Breaker

    brāk′ėr, n. a small water-cask, used on shipboard. [Prob. a corr. of Sp. bareca, a barrel.]

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. breaker

    A wave in the process of losing energy where offshore energy loss is caused by wind action and nearshore energy loss is caused by the impact of the sea floor as the wave enters shallow (shoaling) water. Breakers either plunge, spill, or surge. See also breaker angle.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of breaker in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of breaker in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of breaker in a Sentence

  1. Heather Gillette:

    I’ve always been a rule-breaker and someone who goes against convention.

  2. Tim Vine:

    He didn't inspire the same passion, rand compromised on some key issues like war and Iran where people really thought it was a deal-breaker and took the wind out of their sails.

  3. Joe Marelle:

    In my case, the stats that were being quoted to me were not about me personally. I’m not a stat, I’m a person. I considered myself a ‘stat breaker.

  4. Hou Yin:

    The circuit breaker may help calm sentiment, but it doesn't change investors' attitude toward stocks.

  5. Vikrant Parsai:

    Play every game as if it were going to be the game breaker.

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