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broken

1. varying in direction or intensity, as of pitch
2. (of colour) having a multicoloured decorative effect, as by stippling paint onto a surface

What does it mean when you dream about something broken?

The state of brokenness can be used to symbolize everything from poverty (“broke”) to forcible entry (a “break-in”) to fundamental damage (“broken down”) to emotional abandonment (as in having one’s heart “broken”). Breaking may also have positive connotations, as when one breaks open the seal on a letter or the packaging of a gift or a new purchase. Any one of these connotations might be indicated, and thus brokenness must be interpreted in the larger context of the dream.

broken

[′brō·kən]
(meteorology)
Descriptive of a sky cover of from 0.6 to 0.9 (expressed to the nearest tenth).

broken (BKN)

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As it relates to the cloud amount, it means 5 to 7 octas of clouds. Five or 7 octas means 5/8 or 7/8 of the sky is covered with clouds.
Typical symbols for broken clouds on a weather map.

broken

Not working properly (of programs).

broken

Not working properly. The term applies to software as well as hardware. If software is "broken," it means there is a bug in it. It may mean that people are having difficulty using it, because of poor design or cryptic error messages, in which case some parts of all software are "broken." See bug.
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Crushed thirty feet upwards, the waters flashed for an instant like heaps of fountains, then brokenly sank in a shower of flakes, leaving the circling surface creamed like new milk round the marble trunk of the whale.
By this latter term I mean the strategic production, and evocation, and manipulation of the human mystery that is both authentic and brokenly yoked to ultimately disappointing and exploitive referents.
Expressions like "I cried brokenly all during sex" or "My emotions were totally released" or "It was very cathartic" capture the essence of emotional cleansing.
For the first time in the film, he is rendered speechless: following Nicole's testimony, he can only mutter brokenly and almost inaudibly, "I have .
The only time I've ever found any really true contentment or happiness is in front of an audience," he told Mr Bashir brokenly.
Roosevelt was my closest friend," he said brokenly.
Suppose that it is a woman, and that she will be embarking in Manila, and that she will start working tomorrow as a housekeeper, as many Filipino women in Israel are now doing; and suppose that she will meet there a construction worker from Rumania, and that the two of them will fall in love and marry while (in all likelihood, illegally) remaining in Israel; and suppose they have a daughter who grows up there, in the slums of south Tel Aviv, and whose mother tongue (since it will be the language spoken brokenly between them by her parents) will be Hebrew.
While Gascoigne crawls brokenly away to lick his wounds, Evans carries on.
Nobody expects a penguin to slump onto the ice and squawk brokenly to his buddies, "I shoulda seen it coming.
129) are not models of ideal love; but if debased beauty yet brokenly mirrors its spiritual archetype, then "the malignant beauty of pagan Medusa" (II:108) in Marius is no less a foreshadowing of St.
It is a kind of rapture in which life is no longer lived brokenly.