Disconnected; not continuous; also, rough; uneven; as, a broken surface.
Subjugated; trained for use, as a horse.
When a wild or young horse finally allows a rider to sit on its back, often a rough ordeal for both horse and rider, the horse is said to be broken. The degrees of a broken horse are halterbroke, greenbroke, and saddlebroke.
tamed or trained to obey; "a horse broken to the saddle"; "this old nag is well broken in"
Crushed and ruined as by something that destroys hope; blighted.
Not carried into effect; not adhered to; violated; as, a broken promise, vow, or contract; a broken law.
Ruined financially; incapable of redeeming promises made, or of paying debts incurred; as, a broken bank; a broken tradesman.
physically and forcibly separated into pieces or cracked or split; or legally or emotionally destroyed; "a broken mirror"; "a broken tooth"; "a broken leg"; "his neck is broken"; "children from broken homes"; "a broken marriage"; "a broken heart"
Descriptive of a sky cover of from 0.6 to 0.9 (to the nearest tenth). This is applied only when obscuring phenomena aloft are present, that is, not when the sky cover is composed entirely of surface-based obscuring phenomena. In aviation weather observations, a broken sky cover may be explicitly identified as thin (predominantly transparent); otherwise a predominantly opaque status is implicit. An opaque broken sky cover is the minimum requirement for a ceiling, and this is frequently termed broken ceiling.
discontinuous; "broken clouds"; "broken sunshine"
Descriptive of a sky cover of from 0.6 to 0.9 (where a cloudy sky =1.0)
An official sky cover classification for aviation weather observations, descriptive of a sky cover of 5/8 to 7/8. This is applied only when obscuring phenomenon aloft are present--that is, not when obscuring phenomenon are surface-based, such as fog.
EP released by Nine Inch Nails in 1992 as an alternative to flogging TVT executive Steve Gottlieb with a golf club.
Broken (also known as Halo 5) is an EP by Nine Inch Nails released in 1992. Broken is the fifth official Nine Inch Nails release. Although it is an EP, it is usually considered to be the band's second major release after Pretty Hate Machine since it consists entirely of new material.
The Broken Movie is a full length music video used by Nine Inch Nails to promote their Broken EP, released in 1992. It is a compilation video, as each video in the package was recorded separately and then edited together, with the exception of "Gave Up." The video was filmed and directed by Peter Christopherson of the band Coil and Trent Reznor, with some portions directed by Eric Goode, Serge Becker and Jon Reiss.
Broken is a 1993 compilation of demo songs by Matthew Good, a Canadian rock singer-songwriter, that were illegally released under the title "History Teacher" in the early 1990s.
a term describing tea leaves that have been processed through a cutter, reducing leaf size
Description of tea leaves that have been processed through a cutter, reducing leaf size.
Leaf that has been broken by "rolling" or passing through a cutting machine.
Leaf that has been broken into smaller pieces by rolling or passing through a cutter.
adj. See busted.
out of working order (`busted' is an informal substitute for `broken'); "a broken washing machine"; "the coke machine is broken"; "the coke machine is busted"
adj. (usually applied to a game) Having problems that result in a disappointing play experience. A game might be considered broken if even poor play can lead to a victory, if it frequently ends in a stalemate, or if one strategy invariably wins. (See also solvable)
adj. the state of a wicket in which one or both bails have fallen off the stumps.
Imperfectly spoken, as by a foreigner; as, broken English; imperfectly spoken on account of emotion; as, to say a few broken words at parting.
This term is applied to those who have become disillusioned and realize that the entirety of existence holds nothing but shit for them. Needless to say, most members of the core are broken.
imperfectly spoken or written; "broken English"
Not to be confused with Beef. Broken is a card and/or card Combo that is so powerful as to create an extremely unfair advantage or unbeatable Combo for the Player using it. "You were able to take me out in one turn! Man, that card is broken!"
thrown into a state of disarray or confusion; "troops fleeing in broken ranks"; "a confused mass of papers on the desk"; "the small disordered room"; "with everything so upset"
demoted in rank; "knocked down."