breakable

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj breakable capable of being broken or damaged "earthenware pottery is breakable","breakable articles should be packed carefully"
    • n breakable an article that is fragile and easily broken "pack the breakables separately"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Breakable Capable of being broken.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • breakable Capable of being broken.
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Usage

In literature:

The transparent cup and plate upon the table are very breakable.
"A Complete Grammar of Esperanto" by Ivy Kellerman Reed
The situation was exceedingly delicate, fragile, breakable.
"The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories" by Arnold Bennett
Usually it was when I had something breakable in them.
"A Yankee in the Trenches" by R. Derby Holmes
If he is destructive in his passion, he must be put in a room where there are very few breakables to tempt him.
"Study of Child Life" by Marion Foster Washburne
Flat films are less bulky and less breakable than glass, and can be sent by post.
"How to Observe in Archaeology" by Various
There were no mirrors nor breakable articles of any sort.
"The Bell in the Fog and Other Stories" by Gertrude Atherton
Remember, however, that to be breakable is not the same as to be perishable.
"Orthodoxy" by G. K. Chesterton
With the butts of their spears they smashed anything breakable.
"Star Born" by Andre Norton
And their women, too, are soft as little babes, most breakable and never broken, the mothers of men.
"The Spinner's Book of Fiction" by Various
This is called "cut peat," is bulky and easily breakable, and can be used only for local consumption.
"Checking the Waste" by Mary Huston Gregory
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In news:

The unit is suitable for size-reduction applications on products that are friable (breakable), and frozen food s, such as frozen egg yolks.
Breakable girl has unbreakable spirit.
The ProGear U100 ($299.95) and U140 ($259.95) backpacks each have an interior hard case that's waterproof and crushproof to protect anything that's highly breakable.
This welder can repairing virtually anything made of breakable plastic , according to the manufacturer.
Gran-U-Lizers are specially designed for products that are friable (breakable), and frozen foods such as frozen egg yolks.
Hide your breakables and stay off the roads, because Clark and Ellen Griswold are going on vacation again.
This welder can repairing virtually anything made of breakable plastic, according to the manufacturer.
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In science:

In particular, we create a distinguishing attack, whereby the iteration of a cipher a number of times equal to a particularly chosen highly-composite number is breakable, but merely one fewer round is considerably more secure.
Statistics of Random Permutations and the Cryptanalysis Of Periodic Block Ciphers
In addition, the distribution in fragmentation of glass changes from a lognormal to a power-law-like according to low and high impacts , which determine the limitation of breakable sizes.
Combinatorial and approximative analyses in a spatially random division process
More importantly, all forms of cryptography are ultimately breakable, so to prevent access to information on an encrypted drive or from an encrypted file requires the user to enter an elaborate key.
A Tiered Security System for Mobile Devices
Then Su is also existential ly unforgeable under a chosen message attack in the Random Oracle Model, but implementing it with any function ensemble yields a scheme that is total ly breakable under chosen message attack and existential ly forgeable under key-only attack.
The Random Oracle Methodology, Revisited
Theorem 4.4 There exists a signature scheme that is existential ly unforgeable under a chosen message attack in the Random Oracle Model, but such that when implemented with any function ensemble, the resulting scheme is existential ly forgeable using key-only attack and total ly breakable under chosen message attack.
The Random Oracle Methodology, Revisited
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