What is Breaker?

Breaker definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:

a person or thing that breaks.
a wave that breaks or dashes into foam.
Citizens Band Radio Slang. a person who indicates a wish to transmit a message, as by breaking in on a channel.
Also called breaker strip. Automotive. a strip of fabric under the tread of a pneumatic tire casing, designed to protect the carcass.

  1. brake1(def 5).
  2. a machine that separates the fiber from foreign matter in preparation for the carding process.
Also called prairie breaker. a plow with a long, low moldboard for turning virgin land.
Electricity. circuit breaker.

  1. a building where coal delivered from a mine is broken up and sorted.
  2. a machine that reduces large lumps of coal or ore to a size that can be accommodated by a conveyor belt.