What does breakthrough mean?

Definitions for breakthrough
ˈbreɪkˌθrubreak·through

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. discovery, breakthrough, find(noun)

    a productive insight

  2. breakthrough(noun)

    making an important discovery

  3. breakthrough(noun)

    a penetration of a barrier such as an enemy's defense

Wiktionary

  1. breakthrough(Noun)

    An advance through and past enemy lines (or vice versa).

  2. breakthrough(Noun)

    Any major progress; such as a great innovation or discovery that overcomes a significant obstacle.

    Albert Einstein is credited with making some of the greatest breakthroughs in modern physics.

  3. breakthrough(Noun)

    The penetration of the opposition defence

  4. breakthrough(Adjective)

    Characterized by major progress or overcoming some obstacle.

    a breakthrough technological advance

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How to say breakthrough in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of breakthrough in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of breakthrough in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of breakthrough in a Sentence

  1. Mo Elleithee:

    They don't need a breakthrough moment at this point, they need an infrastructure — so that when he does have a breakthrough moment, he can capitalize on it and sustain it.

  2. Robert Boyce:

    I was hoping for this, it is kind of a breakthrough.

  3. Piet Chielens:

    The German army command has no great belief in this new weapon, so they don't have a big infantry division behind it. That is not enough to result in a complete breakthrough.

  4. Jay Watts:

    She did take advantage of hospice care, so they did what they could to keep her as comfortable as possible, unfortunately, she had tumors throughout her brain and her liver and everywhere. They did the best they could, but they couldn’t stop the seizures on and off or the breakthrough pain.

  5. Jan Egeland:

    We need the government of Syria really to help us in the medical area. Why not get in the nutritional stuff, vitamins and antibiotics, and doctors and nurses to these places? I hope there would be a real breakthrough on this in our contacts with the government.

Images & Illustrations of breakthrough

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