breakaway

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breakaway

Sport
a. a sudden attack, esp from a defensive position, in football, hockey, etc
b. an attempt to get away from the rest of the field in a race

breakaway

[′brāk·ə‚wā]
(fluid mechanics)
Boundary-layer separation in which the boundary layer does not become reattached to the surface.