Breakaway

Break"a*way`

(?), n. [Break + away] [Australasia] 1. A wild rush of sheep, cattle, horses, or camels (especially at the smell or the sight of water); a stampede.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. An animal that breaks away from a herd.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

3. an object designed to break off or shatter under impact, as a safety measure.
[PJC]

4. (Sport) the sudden emergence of one or more players or contestants from a clustered group, rushing toward a goal, as bicyclists in a race, or baketball players after a rebound has been caught.
[PJC]

 

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