tea break

noun

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 widely cultivated shrub (Camellia sinensis of the family Theaceae, the tea family) native to China, northern India, and southeastern Asia and having glossy green leaves and fragrant white flowers

    :  the leaves, leaf buds, and internodes of the tea plant prepared for use in beverages usually by immediate curing by heat or by such curing following a period of fermentation Tea may be classified according to its method of manufacture (see black tea green tea oolong white tea) or according to the leaf size of the plant it is produced from (see orange pekoe pekoe souchong).

    :  an aromatic beverage prepared from tea leaves by soaking them in boiling water

breakplay
  1. :  to separate into parts with suddenness or violence

    :  fracture

    : to fracture a bone of (a bodily part)

  1. :  an act or action of breaking

    :  the opening shot in a game of pool or billiards

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


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