breakage: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (brā'kij), [key]
- the act of breaking; state of being broken.
- the amount or quantity of things broken: There was a great deal of breakage in that shipment of glassware.
- an allowance or compensation for the loss or damage of articles broken in transit or in use.
- the money accrued by a racetrack from calculating the payoff to winning pari-mutuel bettors only in multiples of dimes for each dollar bet.
- breakage (Thesaurus)
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