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Synonyms for breakdown

Synonyms for breakdown

a cessation of proper mechanical functions

an abrupt disastrous failure

a sudden sharp decline in mental, emotional, or physical health

the separation of a whole into its parts for study

Synonyms for breakdown

the act of disrupting an established order so it fails to continue

a mental or physical breakdown

an analysis into mutually exclusive categories

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1969): 89-92; Gladys Rush Alexander, I'm Glad I Had a Nervous Breakdown (New York, 1966), pp.
Breakdown makes sprites glow because many collisions don't knock electrons from molecules but bump them up to higher energy levels.
The admitting nurse indicates any areas of breakdown on the outline, circles the appropriate descriptor for each parameter, and adds the points for a total score.
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When the equipment breakdown is written on a program, for example, and it's done with the equipment breakdown included across the entire portfolio, we're able to get the pricing down generally to a level that is below any resistance on the part of the customer," he said.
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Figure 7: Breakdown of the Technology Trends sample by geography
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Table 33: Shandong Qilu Medicines total Chinese revenue breakdown by therapy area ($m), 2004-05
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As a result, many agents do not understand the terms boiler and machinery insurance/equipment breakdown coverage.
It should find future failures before they manifest themselves as breakdown of equipment or a component.