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The timing has sent teachers and textbook makers scrambling to figure out how to break the news to returning students.
When big pieces of debris break up into smaller ones, the pieces become harder and harder to remove.
Perhaps this fast food impatience effect is produced by fast food coffee or a too short lunch break.
Because this helps break down an abstract or difficult change into smaller steps that are easier to accomplish.
Break to a stop in compressor mode while filing an air tank that you can later use to start the car rolling.
Fact is, we are in the tail end of a normal break in the ice age cycle, and are most likely headed back into another ice age.
Publishers, sellers bet on which winter books will break through.
Addison and his brothers continued to break horses the old way.
Today is the last day before my university closes for a week for the winter break.
I'd stand in the break zone feeling currents pull at my legs as a crest rose up.
Bands aren't waiting for their big break anymore.
Then the dreadful night shall break.
Admittedly, Pat didn't actually break his own lens.
David Beckham is taking a break.
Take a break, and the drive along I-8 just might seem shorter.
By midmorning, she might take a jogging break with a neighbor.
When the mixture starts to freeze around the edge, stir and mash it with a fork to break up the ice.
It is time to break the bad habit of expecting something for nothing, from our government or from each other.
The great body of the people abide by the dry legal obligation in both cases, and a few break over in each.
Here was the iron link of mutual crime, which neither he nor she could break.
In the long nights there is no sound to break the lifeless silence.
Coinciding with this stylistic break were major advances in digital technology.
Science, when you break it down to basics, is about trial and error.
They're about the only things that can break down dead bodies and take care of dung.
There is speculation that he was one of those people whose body couldn't break down alcohol.
Not even the arrival of a red van carrying a utility employee to read the estate's electric meter could break the mood.
There are a lot of things that can cause our sarcasm detectors to break down, scientists are finding.
It helps of course that the talk of imminent euro break-up has subsided a bit.
The stimulus package allows firms to convert the tax break into upfront payments.
Bankers who are not quite so important get a not-so-grand tax break, roughly half as large.
The first break in this official silence came only two years ago.
And dozens more are trying to break free of their national moorings.
More to the point, they break down slowly in warm, salty conditions of the sort found in the body.
She had struggled to break free, flattening vegetation, but the snare had cut deep.
The break-up of these monsters into more manageable components would be a boon for private-equity dealmakers.
Its distinctive square bottle was less likely to break when packed tight, and easy to spot across a smoky bar.
Well then, the break-up value of the company limits the downside risk.
Yet products rarely break within the period covered, and repairs tend to cost no more than the warranty itself.
Other firms are working on ways to break up the cells of oil-rich algae to get at the oil.
City officials said they were still investigating the cause of the water main break.
Break students into pairs to work on a map-based scavenger hunt.
It will shadow a trapper and break down his door to devour him.
Tiny brittle bones, such as seahorses', usually break down before they can be buried under sediment and preserved as fossils.
While the creatures' specific biochemistries remain unclear, one microbe uses oxygen to break down methane.
Sufferers lack an enzyme needed to break down fatty substances in the brain and nerve cells.
Break it into lumps, placing each on a sheet of drawing paper.
Dolphins are known to jump out the back of big waves as they break against the shores.
Take a tea break with a customizable jigsaw puzzle-easy or difficult, it's your choice.
Most such comets are doomed to break apart or crash into a planet or the sun.
When the coating gets scratched, the polyurethane rings break open, creating two reactive ends.
Biodegradation occurs when bacteria or other microorganisms break down oil as part of their life cycle.
If they don't, and each does its own thing, the group might break apart.
The shelf ends at a break, where the increased steepness is defined as the continental slope.
The bill also expands a tax break for people who take public transit to work.
Whitish globules that break off the capillary are weld-weakening pores that cool in a matter of microseconds.
The idea is to break even or even lose money on the printer and make money on the replacements.
When they need a break, decision-makers gravitate towards the easy option.
The author asked some of his acquaintances for permission to break into their online banking accounts.
They were asked to do some busywork, then told that during the break they should help themselves to some adult beverages.
If the supply of oxygen to the brain cells is inadequate, the neurons cannot break down glucose completely.
Victims of the disease sometimes see the worm moving beneath their skin as it prepares to break the surface.
It conjectures not only that dark energy would freeze out but that relativity would break down altogether.
The chemical helps break apart the pectin in the fries, yielding a smoother mouthfeel.
Shark prey--whether living, injured or dead--leaves behind swirling odor plumes that break apart with distance.
Typically microbes break down this material immediately.
These pigments take more time to break down than chlorophyll does, so you see them become visible in fall leaves.
Graduate school may be the time to break old habits from college.
Consistent, regular input can help you break through stagnant periods, and harness the productive ones.
But that doesn't mean we're about to break our foreign energy habit.
But in the third quatrain, abstraction begins to break down.
Not everyone is happy about the break in the logjam.
Glaciers pushing out into the ocean usually break off in chunks.
During a break, she hands me a copy of a lingerie catalog.
Break the power of partisans to keep candidates off the general-election ballot.
The media's control over presidential debates can also make or break a candidate, especially early on in their candidacy.
Almost three years ago, the talented singer-songwriter announced that he was taking a break from the music business.
Understand that isolation will not break the junta's grip on its long-suffering people.
Time to break out of one's dream shell, and here's weather.
The two others who drop in towards the end of each of the two acts, that must be in order to break the monotony.
The only way to break this pattern was for the government to step in and regulate the moneymen.
Nobody wants to break the law because it's fun to break the law.
It seems to me that's a reason to break up with someone, not to marry him.
When nearly a hundred and eighty policemen arrived to break up the rally, someone threw a bomb, and the police opened fire.
The intellectual break with the past was drastic and seemingly irreversible.
If the bottles break, they may give rise to sharp trauma.
How a broken heart can really break your heart, violent games can ease your stress, and the lowest-stress job around.
The pancreas secretes enzymes that break down foods into their basic building blocks.
But the program couldn't get a break from the weather.
Nevertheless, at every coffee break during the three-day meeting, one or more participants would gravitate to the telescope.
At such extremes the known laws of physics break down.
All the while, her quiet achievements continued to break boundaries.
Such gratings disperse white light and break it into its components so that it shows different colors at different angles.
But there was always someone who could figure out how to break the code.
When machines break, they don't release a host of component parts to heal themselves.
Has anyone seen a good cost break down for various photovoltaic technologies.
Normal people don't make enough money to take advantage of the tax break.
Such an event can generate heat, which can cause the separator to break down further, resulting in more shorting and more heating.
The process combines ultrasound and an electromagnetic pulse to break the algal cell walls.
It first uses acid to break the cellulose into sugars.
It will be a challenge, though, to break into the solar market.
Currently fungi do exactly this, a vast number of species break down plant material in the wild.
Inside the tank on the right, fungi produce enzymes that can break down cellulose.
One way to study a network is to break it down into into its simplest pattern of links.
Atoms or defects in the crystal do not have the energy needed to break the pair and deflect the electrons.
Rapidly heating many rock types causes them to break apart.
Over time this can wear down or break the teeth off its metal gears.
Knowing which plug-ins a user has installed, for example, makes it easier to break into a system using a software flaw.
It's possible that it can use solar power to start up a nuclear fusion reactor until it gets to break even.
The polymer, which is the same material used in bio-absorbable sutures, should eventually break down and leave the body.
It would appear that the real break through is the circulation times.
It's been a tough season for spring break destinations.
By definition, vacations are a break from routine activities.
He means leave your dependence on them, make an emotional break with them.
Remove the abstract rational and linguistic structures and the suppressed portions of the brain can break free and flower.
Later, he was so weary with the project that he took another six-month break.
Legislators are now so beholden to the pharmaceutical industry that it will be exceedingly difficult to break its lock on them.
Finally he took over completely, and translated for several hours without a break.
He has also made a break from tradition in his approach to raising a family.
There had been second and third wives, because of early deaths, but they had not been allowed to break the aristocratic code.
It takes more talent to jump on somebody without hurting them than it does to actually break their ribs.
Remember that these blue birds break apart into three smaller birds when you tap the screen.
It may not have been a break-out project for new talent, but it was a fitting aperitif for what is to come this week.
On this day, a new manager told her she needed to take her break.
Their arguments include lack of transparency, objections to a prison-style center and that such centers break up families.
Trucks sped by on the highway, as shop workers on break took drags from cigarettes.