breakers

Definitions

  • Breakers Ahead
    Breakers Ahead
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n breakers waves breaking on the shore
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Additional illustrations & photos:

THE HOUSE-BREAKER THE HOUSE-BREAKER
WIEDEMANN'S CURRENT BREAKER WIEDEMANN'S CURRENT BREAKER
GOING THROUGH THE BREAKERS. [SEE GOING THROUGH THE BREAKERS. [SEE

Quotations

  • Emmeline Pankhurst
    Emmeline Pankhurst
    “We are here, not because we are law-breakers; we are here in our efforts to become law-makers.”

Usage

In literature:

It seemed to him that the line of breakers ran directly across the passage.
"The Voyages of the Ranger and Crusader" by W.H.G. Kingston
At length, the tide rising, the breakers appeared to decrease somewhat in height.
"The Three Commanders" by W.H.G. Kingston
The coming breaker floated her, and she swung to her haul-off warp.
"Heroes of the Goodwin Sands" by Thomas Stanley Treanor
The gulf was ridged with foam-fleeced breakers, and the water churned into green, tawny wastes.
"New Italian sketches" by John Addington Symonds
What we call in America a Ghost Breaker!
"The Ghost Breaker" by Paul Dickey
They had passed the breakers!
"A Prisoner of Morro" by Upton Sinclair
The operation, however, was a slow one, and not without danger, as part of the hawser was completely at times submerged by the breakers.
"The Three Midshipmen" by W.H.G. Kingston
He noticed the line of breakers, and concluded, that, if there was any river, it must be unnavigable, from shoals and reefs.
"Life at Puget Sound: With Sketches of Travel in Washington Territory, British Columbia, Oregon and California" by Caroline C. Leighton
It seems to me I hear breakers in there.
"The Lady and the Pirate" by Emerson Hough
Thar's a line o' breakers all along shore, far's I can see.
"The Flag of Distress" by Mayne Reid
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In poetry:

The king his son of Yvytot
Stood even then where to and fro
The breakers swelled—and there beheld
A maiden face lift from below.
"Yvytot" by Eugene Field
Then walked I forth in quiet wise,
Communing as I went along,
Nor heard, far off, the breakers rise
And dash on rocks of other song.
"Grasmere" by Alexander Anderson
Over the sea-rim peered the pallid moon
Out of a woven shroud
Of twilight purple, while their mighty tune
The breakers thundered loud.
"Moonrise" by Clinton Scollard
You will meet with rocks and breakers—
Cards and wine the most to fear.
Do not pause nor linger by them,
For the devil lurketh near.
"Breakers" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
The breakers were right beneath her bows,
She drifted a dreary wreck,
And a whooping billow swept the crew
Like icicles from her deck.
"The Wreck Of The Hesperus" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I let him leave; my tides were low.
But, seeking succour of the Sea
At noon I felt the breakers flow
Across the bar, and join with me.
"Song of the Enfifa River" by Laurence Hope

In news:

Bethel loses a heart- breaker , and it's Hampton-Phoebus again.
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Oak Park loses a heart- breaker .
The Wells Fargo Girls U14 hockey team opened its season in the annual Ice Breaker Cup tournament in Sault Ste.
It may take up to five years before circuit- breakers are installed commercially, he said.
The Steer Band lost out on its ticket to state by tie- breaker at Saturday's Class 3A Area Marching Contest in Lubbock.
The Dating Game Gets Partisan, With Politics a Deal Breaker .
Senate race a tie- breaker for Wisconsin Dems, GOP.
Drunken spurts should be a deal- breaker .
Tonight's Obama-Romney debate is the likely tie- breaker .
PSYCHIC POWERS Spell breaker .
Netflix Falls 10%, Tripping Nasdaq Breaker .
These don't look like Spring Breakers .
Tax Reform's Norquist Says He'll "Go After Pledge Breakers ".
Breakers look for new way to beat Wildcats.
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In science:

Vj , then Breaker takes another one also connecting vj+1 to Vj .
Positional games on random graphs
If there is no such edge available, then Breaker takes an arbitrary edge.
Positional games on random graphs
More precisely, whenever Maker claims an edge which is in some E (Ai ), Breaker can play according to a strategy restricted just to E (Ai ).
Positional games on random graphs
If there was a vertex w ∈ V (A) with dA (w) ≤ 2, the minimality of A would imply that Breaker has a winning strategy on A.
Positional games on random graphs
This would mean that Breaker can win on A, a contradiction.
Positional games on random graphs
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