Meaning of BREAKER in English

BREAKER

A wave in the process of losing energy where offshore energy loss is caused by wind action and nearshore energy loss is caused by the impact of the sea floor as the wave enters shallow (shoaling) water. Breakers either plunge, spill, or surge. See also breaker angle. (JP 4-01.6)

DOD English dictionary of military terms.      Английский словарь военных терминов DOD.