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Breakage   /brˈeɪkɪdʒ/   Listen

The quantity broken.
Reimbursement for goods damaged while in transit or in use.
The act of breaking something.  Synonyms: break, breaking.

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"Breakage" Quotes from Famous Books

... collisions, stranding, and other accidents of navigation excepted, even when occasioned by negligence, default, or error in judgment of the Pilot, Master, Mariners, or other servanis of the Shipowners. Ship not answerable for losses through explosion, bursting of boilers, breakage of shafts, or any latent defect in the machinery or hull, not resulting from want of due diligence by the Owners of the Ship, or any of them, or by the Ship's Husband or Manager. General Average payable according to York-Antwerp Rules. In Witness whereof, the Master or Agent of the said Ship ...
— Project Gutenberg Encyclopedia

... rolled at a low temperature or subjected to cold hammering. In the foundry the appearance of internal stresses is of still more frequent occurrence. The neglect of certain practical rules in casting, and during the subsequent cooling, leads to the spontaneous breakage of castings after a few hours or days, although taken out of the sand apparently perfectly sound. Projectiles for penetrating armor plate, and made of cast steel, as well as shells which have been forged and hardened, and in which the metal possessed an ultimate resistance ...
— Scientific American Supplement, No. 633, February 18, 1888 • Various

... advise you to give thanks you were born a man, because that sturdier sex has so much less need to bother over breakage." ...
— Jurgen - A Comedy of Justice • James Branch Cabell

Words linked to "Breakage" :   smashing, chipping, break, splintering, rupture, crack, breaking, chip, fracture, reimbursement, indefinite quantity, shattering, cracking, change of integrity

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