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breakup

[′brāk‚əp]
(hydrology)
The spring melting of snow, ice, and frozen ground; specifically, the destruction of the ice cover on rivers during the spring thaw.
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Conducting the study through YouGov, according to the results, while everyone handles breakups differently, phone calls and face-to-face conversations are universally the preferred method to communicate a breakup with a partner.
Meanwhile, Josh Murray finally addressed the news about his breakup with the bachelorette via social media.
Its goal was to understand how warming global temperatures and the intensifying Arctic hydrological cycle associated with them may be driving increasing water discharges and more rapid ice breakup in the Arctic's great rivers.
These quotations represent the experiences of two Christian undergraduate students who endured a difficult non-marital romantic breakup while attending a Midwestern state university in the U.
8220;The emotional and financial impact of divorce or a breakup extracts a far greater toll on our communities than most realize.
Thus, there will be two collapses - one unofficial as euro holders hoard German (DE) euros, and then the official outcome, a breakup of the eurozone.
Background literature on the variables that appeared to be affected by romantic breakups suggested the following: Gender differences in breakup distress have rarely been reported.
Most professionals often recommend that their clients enter into agreements that address in advance how a business breakup will be handled.
The first day of a breakup is a huge, honkin', worse-than-K-Fed's-CD-release disaster.
The breakup has cracked the comet open like an egg," revealing its interior composition, says Cincinnati-based Spitzer scientist Michael Sitko of the Space Science Institute.
The ongoing breakup attests that the cores of comets "are as fragile as the meringue in lemon-meringue pie," says Casey Lisse of the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Md.