from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A forceful emergence from a restrictive condition or situation.
- n. A sudden manifestation or increase, as of a disease; an outbreak.
- n. A breakdown of statistical data.
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- n. An escape from prison
- n. An escape from any restrictive or confining situation
- n. An outbreak
- n. A breakdown of statistics; a detailed view of component parts
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- n. an escape from jail
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He visited the Japanese leg of "JAM: Tokyo London" which he describes as a "breakout show that elevated urban vinyl, motion graphics and graphic design into art and defined the upcoming generation of art superstars like Takashi Murakami and Yoshitomo Nara," and never looked back.
And because this is a real workshop, we spent the rest of the afternoon in breakout groups having fascinating discussions.
He had a 19-win breakout season last year, finally fulfilling the gaudy projections that had followed him almost since he signed as a 16-year-old in 2002.
The 2010 fundraising breakout is the predictable consequence of the 2002 Bipartisan Campaign Finance Reform Act, aka McCain-Feingold.
War, including the breakout from the frozen Chosin.
Cody Eakin — We were looking for a breakout from the Swift Current sniper, but instead we got breakdowns.
Neither Sylar catching Claire or the mass villain breakout at Level 5 happened in his timeline.
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It was a breakout from the confines of the Mozart-Haydn axis, where it had concentrated its activity early on.
Liz Spocott, a young runaway who has odd dreams about the future of the colored race, mistakenly inspires a breakout from the prison attic of a notorious slave thief named Patty Cannon.
These days, the "Wedding Crashers" breakout is hard at work promoting "The Lucky Ones," a military film that has her portraying a wounded soldier on leave from the war.