Definition of breakage
1 : loss due to things broken
2a : the action or an instance of breakingb : a quantity broken
Examples of breakage in a sentence
The pots are transported carefully to reduce the risk of breakage.
The pots are transported carefully to reduce the number of breakages.
First Known Use of breakage
BREAKAGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of breakage for English Language Learners
: the act of breaking or being broken
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