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break away

As it pertains to airflow, the action of a boundary layer separating from a surface.
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It was hard indeed for Alleyne to break away from these two new but hearty friends, and so strong was the combat between his conscience and his inclinations that he dared not look round, lest his resolution should slip away from him.
The fog seemed to break away as though split by a wedge, and the bow of a steamboat emerged, trailing fog-wreaths on either side like seaweed on the snout of Leviathan.
The truth is, we came here (my sister and I) to quarrel with you, and affront you, and break away again.
At daybreak nest morning he drove his horses to the field, and brought them back in the evening without their ever having attempted to break away from him.
Therefore, take me and bind me to the crosspiece half way up the mast; bind me as I stand upright, with a bond so fast that I cannot possibly break away, and lash the rope's ends to the mast itself.
But a spokesman for Yes Scotland, which supports First Minister Alex Salmond's bid to break away from the UK, said: "The aspiration to independence is about making Scotland a fairer country.
SO the Scots want to break away from the UK - why not?
TOWN councillors in Llanelli have rejected plans to break away from Carmarthenshire County Council - after the mayor accused the local authority of "systematically running down" the historic town.
July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With the Distractions Summer Activities Bring, it's Hard to Get Kids to Break Away from Play:
The exact reasons for the latter two to break away from Allawi's bloc are not yet clear.
Councillors yesterday agreed to let Moor End Technology College break away from Kirklees.
ROSS Campbell writes that we "should break away from the rest of the UK" because it would appear that he is unhappy with the result of the last General Election.