Meaning of BREAKER in English


[] n (12c) 1 a: one that breaks b: a machine or plant for breaking rocks or coal c chiefly Brit: one who breaks up ships or cars for salvage

2: a wave breaking into foam (as against the shore)

3: a strip of fabric under the tread of a tire for extra protection of the carcass

[2]brea.ker n [by folk etymology fr. Sp barrica] (1833): a small water cask

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