breakage

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noun break·age \ˈbrā-kij\

Definition of breakage

  1. 1 :  loss due to things broken

  2. 2a :  the action or an instance of breakingb :  a quantity broken

Examples of breakage in a sentence

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

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

1769

First Known Use of breakage

1769


BREAKAGE Defined for English Language Learners

breakage

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noun break·age \ˈbrā-kij\

Definition of breakage for English Language Learners

  • : the act of breaking or being broken


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