from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An instance of suddenly breaking away or off.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A sudden breaking off; a violent separation of bodies.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A sudden breaking off; a sudden termination; a violent separation of bodies.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an instance of sudden interruption
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