What is breaking?

  • (adj): (of waves) curling over and crashing into surf or spray.
    Example: "The breaking waves"
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "breaking":

  • (noun): The act of breaking something.
    Synonyms: breakage, break

Famous quotes containing the word breaking:

    The breaking waves dashed high
    On a stern and rock-bound coast,
    Felicia Dorothea Hemans (1783–1835)

    What was he doing, the great god Pan,
    Down in the reeds by the river?
    Spreading ruin and scattering ban,
    Splashing and paddling with hoofs of a goat,
    And breaking the golden lilies afloat
    With the dragon-fly on the river.
    Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806–1861)

    What’s breaking into a bank compared with founding a bank?
    Bertolt Brecht (1898–1956)