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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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I have acne-scarred, ageing skin and am still, STILL prone to break outs.
Replacement Neil Parsley, Coolbeck and David Strettle all breached the Yorkshire rear guard after good break outs and Birley put over the extras twice.
Daily Post, Tuesday, June 3, 2003``Stress causes the adrenaline glands to release hormones that increase oil production, resulting in shiny skin and break outs,''explains Liz.
Acne sufferers will notice more break outs than usual if their bodies aren't absorbing enough Vitamin A - the skin needs a plentiful supply to heal and repair itself.
Readers should also note that Customs Service data include more than a dozen "break outs" for various types of roll goods under HTS 5603, but INDA stopped publishing this information years ago because our members questioned its accuracy.