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Noun: breaker  brey-ku(r)
  1. A quarry worker who splits off blocks of stone
    - ledgeman
     
  2. Waves breaking on the shore
    - surf, breakers
     
  3. A device that trips like a switch and opens the circuit when overloaded
    - circuit breaker

Derived forms: breakers

Type of: electrical fuse, fuse, moving ridge, quarrier, quarryman, safety fuse, wave

Encyclopedia: Breaker