breakout

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breakout

[′brā‚kau̇t]
(electricity)
A joint at which one or more conductors are brought out from a multiconductor cable.
(engineering)
Failure or collapse of a borehole wall due to stress anisotropy.
(mining engineering)
To pull drill rods or casing from a borehole and unscrew them at points where they are joined by threaded couplings to form lengths that can be stacked in the drill tripod or derrick.

breakout

A technique to direct aircraft out of the approach stream. In the context of close parallel operations, a breakout is used to direct threatened aircraft away from a deviating aircraft.