start abruptly; "After 1989, peace broke out in the former East Bloc"
begin suddenly and sometimes violently; "He broke out shouting"
move away or escape suddenly; "The horses broke from the stable"; "Three inmates broke jail"; "Nobody can break out--this prison is high security"
become raw or open; "He broke out in hives"; "My skin breaks out when I eat strawberries"; "Such boils tend to recrudesce"
This is a technical analysis term which occurs when the share price of a company has been moving sideways and suddenly breaks away either upwards or downwards.