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Break or Breaks or The Break may refer to:

Time off from duties[edit]

Time off from school[edit]

  • Holiday break, a U.S. term for various school holidays
  • Christmas break or Winter break, a break in the winter, typically around Christmas and New Years
  • Spring break, a recess in early spring at universities and schools in various countries in the northern hemisphere
  • Summer break, a typical long break in the summertime


  • Ted Breaks (1919–2000), English professional footballer
  • Danny Breaks (active 1990s–), British drum and bass DJ, record producer and record label owner
  • Jim Breaks (1940–2023), English professional wrestler


  • Break, the first shot meant to break the balls in cue sports, also a series of shots in snooker
  • Breaking ball, a pitch that does not travel straight like a fastball as it approaches the batter
  • Surf break, place where a wave collapses into surf
  • Horse breaking, the process of training a horse to be ridden
  • Break (tennis), to win a tennis game as the receiving player or team, thereby breaking serve



Other technologies[edit]

Arts and media[edit]


Film, television and theatre[edit]


  • Break (music), a percussion interlude or instrumental solo within a longer work of music
  • Breakbeat, a broad style of electronic or dance-oriented music



Other media[edit]

Other uses[edit]

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