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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.
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The Daily News did get cooperation from individual departments, which allowed the newspaper to piece together its own analysis of the federal breakout.
Several breakouts are a major cause for concern when compared to the much better record of the other blast furnace which I understand has experienced none over the past five years.
A breakout is a leak of molten metal through the lining of the furnace, usually due to a failure in the hearth walls.
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To this end, we have been working with senior government officials since early January in hopes of getting these additional breakouts adopted before the next printing of the HTSUS.
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Attendees learned about ag basics the first day, and were able to choose two of three breakout sessions to attend; Livestock 101, Specialty Crops 101 and Row Crop 101.