breaking breaking  /b ˈreɪ kɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the act of breaking something

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Different horse trainers have different methods of breaking a colt.
  2. It was the spring of 1948, the year after Jackie changed my life by breaking baseball's color line.

News

  1. Breaking ground

    A ground-breaking ceremony for the Petsafe JefFurson Dog Park in Texarkana Ark., is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Friday. The public is invited to the short ceremony that will give them a chance to see the sign being constructed at the park’s entranceway, said Chrystal Sl...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Texarkana Gazette

  2. BREAKING: Body surfaces in Codorus Creek

    BREAKING: Crews have confirmed a body has surfaced in the Codorus Creek in York. Our crew on the scene says the body surfaced in the creek near the Waterway Bar and Grill along Philadelphia Street. We will update with more information as we get it.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: WHP CBS 21 Harrisburg

  3. 'Breaking Bad': Anna Gunn talks of end times and Skyler's swim

    With "Breaking Bad" returning Aug. 11 for the last half of its fifth season, Anna Gunn dropped by to talk about the show's end and the first batch of episodes that ended last year.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

Quotes

  1. "Iran has the right for peaceful power, but the size of the facility is inconsistent with a peaceful program," Obama said. "Iran is breaking rules that all nations must follow, endangering the world non-nuclear proliferation regime ...... and...
    on Sep 25, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: FOXNews

  2. "So many fires breaking out simultaneously in so many parts of the country cannot be a coincidence," Karamanlis said in a nationally televised address. "The state will do everything it can to find those responsible and punish them."
    on Aug 25, 2005 By: Costas Karamanlis Source: 940 News

  3. "Everything that's been printed, everything that's been reported and everything that you're showing and breaking in with on a day when Ted Kennedy died is 100% a lie," Pitino said. "A lie. All of this has been a lie and a total fabrication of...
    on Aug 26, 2009 By: Rick Pitino Source: USA Today

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