breakage


break·age

noun \ˈbrā-kij\

: the act of breaking or being broken

Full Definition of BREAKAGE

1
:  loss due to things broken
2
a :  the action or an instance of breaking
b :  a quantity broken

Examples of BREAKAGE

  1. The pots are transported carefully to reduce the risk of breakage.
  2. The pots are transported carefully to reduce the number of breakages.

First Known Use of BREAKAGE

1769

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