HyperDic: breaker

English > 3 senses of the word breaker:
NOUNperson breaker, ledgemana quarry worker who splits off blocks of stone
eventbreaker, surf, breakerswaves breaking on the shore
artifactbreaker, circuit breakera device that trips like a switch and opens the circuit when overloaded
breaker > pronunciation
Soundsbrey'ker
Rhymesacre / Acre ... Zocor: 182 rhymes with ker...
English > breaker: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA quarry worker who splits off blocks of stone.
Synonymledgeman
Narrowerstone breakersomeone who breaks up stone
Broaderquarryman, quarrierA man who works in a quarry
Verbsbreakdestroy the integrity of
breakbreak a piece from a whole
English > breaker: 3 senses > noun 2, event
Meaningwaves breaking on the shore.
Synonymssurf, breakers
Broaderwave, moving ridgeOne of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid / liquid (especially across a large body of water)
Spanishrompiente, rompientes
Verbsbreakcurl over and fall apart in surf or foam, of waves
English > breaker: 3 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA device that trips like a switch and opens the circuit when overloaded.
Synonymcircuit breaker
Broaderfuse, electrical fuse, safety fuseAn electrical device that can interrupt the flow of electrical current when it is overloaded
Verbsbreakinterrupt the flow of current in
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