from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Impossible to break; able to withstand rough usage: unbreakable plates.
- adj. Able to withstand an attempt to break. Used of a horse.
- n. An article or object that is not easily broken.
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- adj. difficult to break and therefore able to withstand rough usage
- adj. not able to be broken in
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. impossible to break especially under ordinary usage
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My last two pairs of lenses, both Varilux Comfort, one polarized, one clear, both in unbreakable polycarbonate, with non-reflective coatings, cost US$860 from a small private optician in New England.
Arrow-22 had to be more than just a question mark in his notebook, virtually an unknown quantity to whom he had pledged his help with the Council - Like the high ranks of the Patrol, the various Lensmen elite, he prized his honor as beyond compromise, his word unbreakable, his promises as pledges to be kept.
Bush treated this pre-eminence the way a naughty boy treats a plate marked "unbreakable" -- he took it as a challenge.
There was a couple other so-called unbreakable records, Joe DiMaggio's 56-game winning streak.
The KALC is a refined version of the U. S.-designed Slipjack algorithm, a so-called unbreakable coding device that will make eavesdropping on the CyberNet impossible-or so we will prove to everyone.
'unbreakable' - useful to a depth of 20' it could stand up to anything, the company said.
He reiterated statements made by Obama stressing the "unbreakable" bond between the United States and Israel.
If the system truly is "unbreakable", then having the source code will do attackers no good.
Mr. Netanyahu responded to Mr. Biden's pledge by praising President Barack Obama for demonstrating his commitment to "unbreakable" U.S.
Reporter Dan Simmons from the BBC's technology show Click managed to break a mobile phone marketed as "unbreakable", during a demonstration at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.