breaking and entering

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n breaking and entering trespassing for an unlawful purpose; illegal entrance into premises with criminal intent
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Usage

In literature:

He was seen to break the door and enter, but he remained within only a few minutes.
"Western Characters" by J. L. McConnel
Screened by this, they succeed in passing through it unperceived, and enter Darwin Sound just as day is breaking.
"The Land of Fire" by Mayne Reid
He entered the service of Herresford when quite a young man, and that service had become a habit with him, and he could not break it.
"The Scarlet Feather" by Houghton Townley
Ellen entered the saloon only to sit down and cry as if her heart would break.
"The Wide, Wide World" by Susan Warner
If you try to get in, you'll be guilty of breaking and entering.
"Smugglers' Reef" by John Blaine
He was not expecting an ambush, and the spear struck his shoulder, entering the top of the lungs and breaking off.
"In the Musgrave Ranges" by Jim Bushman
Incidentally I may say they've been shooting a horse and breaking and entering a house.
"They of the High Trails" by Hamlin Garland
At day-break the steamer entered that splendid harbour, second to none in the world, and made for Port Jackson.
"Australia Revenged" by Boomerang
It takes two to enter into it and two to break it.
"Pretty Madcap Dorothy" by Laura Jean Libbey
The watchman, instead of waiting to catch the culprit in the act of breaking and entering, stepped softly forward.
"Daughters of the Revolution and Their Times" by Charles Carleton Coffin
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In poetry:

Perhaps, when day is breaking;
When birds their song begin,
And, worn with all night waking,
I call their music din,
Sweet sleep, some pity taking,
At last may enter in.
"Sleep Flies Me" by Robert Fuller Murray
So is it, likewise, with most dying saints;
They see e'en here the beatific sight;
The spirit then breaks thro' this world's restraints,
And enters into heaven's effulgent light.
"A Glimpse Of Heaven" by Joseph Horatio Chant

In news:

Warrants were issued for 21-year-old Anthony Willis for felony breaking and entering and felony larceny from First Baptist Church at 201 W King Street.
East Providence police respond to vandalism, lewd activity , breaking and entering.
Ronald Huskins II of Blissfield is charged with breaking and entering, larceny and arson.
Molina was arrested and charged with burglary and breaking and entering.
Burglars entered the homes by breaking windows in the homes and the garages to get in.
16-year-old Kingsley boy was arrested and confessed to two breaking and entering incidents at the Fast Break store in Paradise Township.
A fingerprint that was found at the scene of one of the breaking and entering was matched through an automated fingerprint system to find the match.
Toronto police create hotline for calls about Etobicoke break -and-enters, sexual assaults.
Although nothing was stolen, both men were charged with felony breaking and entering based on their intent to commit larceny inside the business, he said.
He was taken to the Multi-County Jail on charges of breaking and entering and a felony count of obstructing official business.
Edgartown police arrested two 12 year olds in connection with a breaking and entering at Sandpiper Realty.
They are scheduled to be arraigned in December in juvenile court on charges of breaking and entering in the nighttime, larceny from a building, and malicious destruction of property.
Corey Chase, Sherrie Costa and Gwendolyn Alcorn were charged with breaking and entering, larceny and possession of burglary tools.
Bernard, 42, of Oak Bluffs, arraigned on Oct 26 charges in Oak Bluffs of breaking and entering a building in the daytime for a felony, larceny from a building, malicious destruction of property more than $250 and larceny more than $250.
Andrew "Z" Zepeda was found guilty of theft, complicity to breaking and entering, and failure to remit sales tax.
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In science:

It is known, however, [5, 6] that at least for certain regions of parameter space, the higher order corrections to the production cross-section can be substantial and they are also sensitive to supersymmetry breaking parameters such as the squark masses, which do not enter into the tree-level calculation.
Prototype Graphs for radiative Corrections to Polarized Chargino or Neutralino Production in Electron-Positron Annihilation
However, for distances bigger than rc this breaks down and gravity enters the 5D regime.
Comments on "A Supernova Brane Scan"
Unknown details of the messenger sector and the supersymmetry breaking hidden sector enter into the soft parameters, making it difficult to obtain robust predictions.
Proceedings of the first workshop on Flavor Symmetries and consequences in Accelerators and Cosmology (FLASY2011)
If the number of copies n of Ising models is larger than 2 we enter into the region of strong interaction between geometry and matter in the sense that the KPZ formula (4.1) breaks down.
Quantization of Geometry
Because of this symmetry and the fact that the explicit breaking of chiral symmetry enters through a simple condition on D, the Ginsparg-Wilson approach suggests itself as a suitable way of avoiding the no-go theorem in a local χRMM.
The Ginsparg-Wilson relation and local chiral random matrix theory
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