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breaking

adj.1.p. pr. & vb. n. of break, v. i.
2.(Journalism) Still happening or becoming known at the present time; - used of news reports; as, breaking news; a breaking story.
n.1.The act of breaking something.
Noun1.breakingbreaking - the act of breaking something; "the breakage was unavoidable"
Synonyms: breakage, break
Adj.1.breaking - (of waves) curling over and crashing into surf or spray; "the breaking waves"

BREAKING. Parting or dividing by force and violence a solid substance, or piercing, penetrating, or bursting through the same.
     2. In cases of burglary and house-breaking, the removal, of any part of the house, or of the fastenings provided to secure it, with violence and a felonious intent, is called a breaking.
     3. The breaking is actual, as in the above case; or constructive, as when the burglar or house-breaker gains an entry by fraud, conspiracy or threats. 2 Russ. on Cr. 2; 2 Chit. Cr. Law, 1092; 1 Hale, P. C. 553; Alis. Prin. 282, 291. In England it has been decided that if the sash of a window be partly open, but not sufficiently so to admit a person, the raising of it so as to admit a person is not a breaking of the house. 1 Moody, Cr. Cas. 178. No reasons are assigned. It is difficult to conceive, if this case be law, what further opening will amount to a breaking. But see 1 Moody, Cr. Cas. 327, 377; and Burglary.

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