break formation

Definition of break formation

:to stop being or moving together in an organized group
  • The planes broke formation and took off in different directions.

Word by Word Definitions

break play
  1. : to separate into parts with suddenness or violence

  2. : fracture

  3. to fracture a bone of (a bodily part)

  1. : an act or action of breaking

  2. : the opening shot in a game of pool or billiards

  3. : a gap or opening caused or appearing as if caused by damage : a condition produced by or as if by breaking : gap

formation play
  1. : an act of giving form or shape to something or of taking form : development

  2. : something that is formed

  3. : the manner in which a thing is formed : structure


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