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tea break

noun

Simple Definition of tea break

  • : a short period of time in which a worker stops to rest and have tea, coffee, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of tea break

chiefly British

  1. :  a short period of time in which a worker stops to rest and have tea, coffee, etc.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a shrub (Camellia sinensis of the family Theaceae, the tea family) cultivated especially in China, Japan, and the East Indies

    :  the leaves, leaf buds, and internodes of the tea plant prepared and cured for the market, classed according to method of manufacture into one set of types (as green tea, black tea, or oolong), and graded according to leaf size into another (as orange pekoe, pekoe, or souchong)

    :  an aromatic beverage prepared from tea leaves by infusion with boiling water

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  1. :  to separate into parts with suddenness or violence

    :  fracture

    :  rupture

  1. :  an act or action of breaking

    :  the opening shot in a game of pool or billiards

    :  a condition produced by or as if by breaking :  gap


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