To open spontaneously, or by pressure from within, as a bubble, a tumor, a seed vessel, a bag.
To make an abrupt or sudden change; to change the gait; as, to break into a run or gallop.
To fail in musical quality; as, a singer's voice breaks when it is strained beyond its compass and a tone or note is not completed, but degenerates into an unmusical sound instead. Also, to change in tone, as a boy's voice at puberty.
A sudden drop in instrument pricing.
Used to describe sudden movement of currency prices outside of a previous range.
A defensive maneuver consisting of a sharp, sudden turn either left or right.
A movement made by an actor, when the direction of travel is changed: i.e. the actor breaks down left, makes a sudden movement donstage left.
A sudden price move, either up or down.
a sudden dash; "he made a break for the open door"
of the male voice in puberty; "his voice is breaking--he should no longer sing in the choir"
a moment in the music when there is a sudden lull, perhaps even absolute silence
The sudden change in tone between the head and chest voice, caused by vocal tension. When a singer hits his or her break, there may be a "popping" sound, or some other sound that is jarring and ugly. This can be avoided with good vocal technique.
A sudden shift in vocal registration, a crack in the voice.
1: A discrepancy in a brokerage firm's accounts. 2: A sudden, steep drop in a security's price or in the overall market.
To start galloping and lose natural trotting or pacing rhythm. This situation tends to occur more with trotters than pacers.
A sudden price move; prices may break up or down.
When a horse breaks from its gait into a run or gallop - denoted on the program with an X.
The point at which the trigger allows the hammer to fall, or releases the striker, so that the shot fires. The ideal break is sudden and definite."Like a glass rod" is the cliché term shooters use to describe the ideal crisp, clean break.
To start galloping and lose the natural trotting or pacing rhythm. This occurs more often with trotters than pacers.
When a horse gallops, instead of trotting or pacing, it's on a break. The driver must get the horse out of the way of the others, must not improve their position, and must attempt to get the horse back on its proper gait. A horse is not automatically disqualified.
Term used to describe a sudden or rapid fall in instruments pricing away from a consolidated range.
The sudden precipitation of proteins and resins in wort. The hot break occurs during the boil, and the cold break occurs during rapid chilling.
A sudden change in the weather; usually applied to the end of an extended period of unusually hot, cold, wet, or dry weather.
A sudden and significant decline in futures prices.
A sudden or rapid fall in instrument pricing.