breakwater break

breakwater break

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  • Breakwater — Break wa ter, n. Any structure or contrivance, as a mole, or a wall at the mouth of a harbor, to break the force of waves, and afford protection from their violence. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • breakwater — (n.) 1721, from BREAK (Cf. break) (v.) + WATER (Cf. water) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • breakwater — [brāk′wôt΄ər] n. a barrier to break the impact of waves, as before a harbor: occasionally breakwall …   English World dictionary

  • breakwater — break|wa|ter [ˈbreıkˌwo:tə US ˌwo:tər, ˌwa: ] n a wall built out into the sea to protect the shore from the force of the waves …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • breakwater — break|wa|ter [ breık,wɔtər ] noun count a strong wall that protects a beach from the force of the waves …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • breakwater — break•wa•ter [[t]ˈbreɪkˌwɔ tər, ˌwɒt ər[/t]] n. civ naut. navig. a barrier that breaks the force of waves, as before a harbor • Etymology: 1715–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • break-water — ⇒BREA(C)K WATER, (BREAK WATER, BREACK WATER)subst. masc. MAR. Brise lame(s), notamment en forme de jetée : • ... les calculs de Stevenson établissent que, contre la vague, élastique elle même, un assemblage de bois, d une dimension voulue,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Break — To break is the act of damaging something.Break may also refer to: * Break (music), a percussion interlude or instrumental solo within a longer work of music * Break key, a special key on computer keyboards * Break or Break shot, the first shot… …   Wikipedia

  • breakwater — /brayk waw teuhr, wot euhr/, n. a barrier that breaks the force of waves, as before a harbor. [1715 25; BREAK + WATER] * * * ▪ marine engineering       artificial offshore structure protecting a harbour, anchorage, or marina basin from water… …   Universalium

  • breakwater — noun /bɹeɪkwɔːtə/ a) a construction in or around a harbour designed to break the force of the sea and to provide shelter for vessels lying inside b) a low bulkhead across the forecastle …   Wiktionary

  • breakwater — n. a barrier built out into the sea to break the force of waves …   Useful english dictionary

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