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breaker:

see wavewave,
in oceanography, an oscillating movement up and down, of a body of water caused by the frictional drag of the wind, or on a larger scale, by submarine earthquakes, volcanoes, and landslides.
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, in oceanography.

breaker

[′brā·kər]
(mining engineering)
In anthracite mining, the structure in which the coal is broken, sized, and cleaned for market. Also known as coalbreaker.
One of a row of drill holes above the mining holes in a tunnel face.
(oceanography)
A wave breaking on a shore, over a reef, or other mass in a body of water.

breaker

A rock-crushing machine in which small particles are produced by impact or by fracture between movable jaws.

breaker

1
1. a large wave with a white crest on the open sea or one that breaks into foam on the shore
2. Electronics short for circuit breaker
3. Textiles a machine for extracting fibre preparatory to carding

breaker

2
a small water cask for use in a boat