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breakups, plural;
  1. An end to a relationship, typically a marriage

  2. A division of a country or organization into smaller autonomous units
    • - the breakup of the two states constituting Czechoslovakia
  3. A physical disintegration of something
    • - large quantities of oil are released after the breakup of a tanker
    • - the spring breakup of the ice

  1. dissolution: the termination or disintegration of a relationship (between persons or nations)
  2. separation: coming apart
  3. A relationship breakup, often referred to simply as a breakup, is the termination of a usually intimate relationship by any means other than bereavement. The act is commonly termed a dump in slang when it is initiated by one partner. ...
  4. The Break-Up is a 2006 romantic comedy drama film from Universal Pictures starring Vince Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston. It was written by Jay Lavender and Jeremy Garelick, and directed by Peyton Reed.
  5. Be prepared for some smooth talking if you're a customer in good standing. Since it costs more to sign up a new customer than to keep an old one, credit card issuers often try to woo you back into their good graces with offers of a lower APR, no annual fees or other inducements. ...
  6. The end of an Alaskan winter, when the ice that has frozen the major rivers thaws.
  7. type of gobo with a random or semi-random abstract pattern, used for breaking up the light. Common types include dots, slashes, foliage and triangles, as illustrated here:
  8. Disturbance in the picture or sound signal caused by loss of sync or by videotape damage.
  9. starring Jennifer Aniston and Vince Vaughn, has been excoriated by the press. Apparently, the performances are graceless and the plot is execrable.
  10. The sound of severe analog-disc mistracking.
  11. The process by which all snow and ice finally melts away - but all at once.  Real sloppy for about 2-3 weeks.  For Alaskans, it means the end of winter and the beginning of tourist season.
  12. A commonly used abstract GOBO which gives a textured effect to the light, without throwing a specific pattern onto the stage. Used to add interest to light beams. A leafy breakup is used for outdoor scenes / forests / spooky wood etc. to break up the light on the actors faces.