Meaning of break point

break' point"

Pronunciation: [key]
— Tennis. Tennis.
  1. a situation in which the receiving side, holding the advantage, can win the game by winning the next point.

break•point

Pronunciation: (brāk'point"), [key]
— n.
  1. a convenient point at which to make a change, interruption, etc.
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