Usually if you remove quills soon after they become embedded, they won't be in too deep, few will be broken off
yet, and they will be easier to get out.
4 : a flaw left after a small piece has been broken off
<There's a chip in the rim of that cup.
When the package is opened, the fork swings out on a hinge and is broken off
Colley told the Daily News that ``we looked up and saw one aircraft spiraling toward the water with part of one wing broken off
Yesterday's planned second blast-off attempt was scrapped when final checks revealed a piece of foam on the launch pad had broken off
from the Ariane 5 rocket's central core, mission scientists said.
Airbus officials have now revealed that pressures on an earlier American Airlines flight in April 1997 were strong enough to have broken off
the aircraft's tail.
THE pilots on American Airlines Flight 587 probably did not know the tail had broken off
as they desperately tried to right the doomed jetliner, a US federal investigator has said.
The Norwegian data security group Norman ASA's wholly-owned subsidiary Ibas has broken off
merger talks with the UK company Vogon International Ltd.