Definitions of breaker
  1. noun
    waves breaking on the shore
    synonyms: breakers, surf
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    type of:
    moving ridge, wave
    one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)
  2. noun
    a device that trips like a switch and opens the circuit when overloaded
    synonyms: circuit breaker
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    type of:
    electrical fuse, fuse, safety fuse
    an electrical device that can interrupt the flow of electrical current when it is overloaded
  3. noun
    a quarry worker who splits off blocks of stone
    synonyms: ledgeman
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    stone breaker
    someone who breaks up stone
    type of:
    quarrier, quarryman
    a man who works in a quarry
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