breech vs breach

breech breach

Definitions

  • 1) A breech birth.
  • 2) nautical The external angle of knee timber, the inside of which is called the throat.
  • 3) nautical The external angle of knee timber, the inside of which is called the throat.
  • 4) A breech presentation or delivery.
  • 5) The lower part of a pulley block.
  • 6) A fetus in breech presentation.
  • 7) The lower rear portion of the human trunk; the buttocks.
  • 8) Knee breeches.
  • 9) Informal Trousers.
  • 10) Informal Trousers.
  • 11) The part of a firearm behind the barrel.
  • 12) The hinder part of anything; esp., the part of a cannon, or other firearm, behind the chamber.
  • 13) obsolete Breeches.
  • 14) The lower part of the body behind; the buttocks.
  • 15) obsolete Breeches.
  • 16) (Naut.) The external angle of knee timber, the inside of which is called the throat.
  • 17) (Naut.) The external angle of knee timber, the inside of which is called the throat.
  • 18) opening in the rear of the barrel of a gun where bullets can be loaded
  • 19) The lowest quality or sort of wool from the fleece of the sheep: it is taken from the hinder part.
  • 20) The lower part of the body behind.
  • 21) The hinder part of anything; specifically, the mass of metal behind the bore of a cannon, or the part of a small arm back of the barrel, including the rear of the latter in breech-loaders.
  • 22) Breeches.
  • 23) Nautical, the angle of a knee-timber, the inside of which is called the throat.
  • 24) Born, or having been born, breech.
  • 25) With the hips coming out before the head.
  • 26) dated, transitive To dress in breeches. (especially) To dress a boy in breeches or trousers for the first time.
  • 27) transitive To fasten with breeching.
  • 28) poetic, transitive, obsolete To cover as if with breeches.
  • 29) transitive To fasten with breeching.
  • 30) dated, transitive To dress in breeches. (especially) To dress a boy in breeches or trousers for the first time.
  • 31) dated, transitive To beat or spank on the buttocks.
  • 32) transitive To fit or furnish with a breech.
  • 33) poetic, transitive, obsolete To cover as if with breeches.
  • 34) dated, transitive To beat or spank on the buttocks.
  • 35) transitive To fit or furnish with a breech.
  • 36) To put into or clothe with breeches.
  • 37) To fasten by a breeching.
  • 38) Towhiponthebreech.
  • 39) To suffer whipping on the breech.
  • 40) [Various other readings and interpretations, such as reeched (soiled with a dark yellow), drenched, sheathed, etc., have been proposed by Shaksperian commentators.]
  • 41) To cover to the breech or hilt.
  • 42) To fit or furnish with a breech: as, to breech a gun.
  • 43) To whip on the breech.
  • 44) To put into, or clothe with, breeches.
  • 45) Poetic To cover as with breeches.
  • 46) obsolete To whip on the breech.
  • 47) obsolete To whip on the breech.
  • 48) Poetic To cover as with breeches.
  • 49) To fit or furnish with a breech.
  • 50) To fasten with breeching.

Definitions

  • 1) law A breaking or infraction of a law, or of any obligation or tie; violation; non-fulfillment; as, a breach of contract; a breach of promise.
  • 2) law A breaking or infraction of a law, or of any obligation or tie; violation; non-fulfillment; as, a breach of contract; a breach of promise.
  • 3) archaic A bruise; a wound.
  • 4) The act of breaking, in a figurative sense.
  • 5) A breaking of waters, as over a vessel or a coastal defence; the waters themselves; surge; surf.
  • 6) archaic A hernia; a rupture.
  • 7) archaic A bruise; a wound.
  • 8) archaic A hernia; a rupture.
  • 9) A breaking up of amicable relations, a falling-out.
  • 10) A breaking out upon; an assault.
  • 11) A gap or opening made by breaking or battering, as in a wall, fortification or levee; the space between the parts of a solid body rent by violence; a break; a rupture; a fissure.
  • 12) A gap or rift, especially in a solid structure such as a dike or fortification.
  • 13) A breaking up or disruption of friendly relations; an estrangement.
  • 14) A violation or infraction, as of a contract, law, legal obligation, or promise.
  • 15) The breaking of waves or surf.
  • 16) An opening, tear, or rupture.
  • 17) A leap of a whale from the water.
  • 18) implies that the waves roll over the vessel without breaking.
  • 19) disorderly conduct, disturbing the public peace.
  • 20) A gap or opening made made by breaking or battering, as in a wall or fortification; the space between the parts of a solid body rent by violence; a break; a rupture.
  • 21) The act of breaking, in a figurative sense.
  • 22) a breaking, or a failure to keep, an expressed or implied promise; a betrayal of confidence or trust.
  • 23) A breaking of waters, as over a vessel; the waters themselves; surge; surf.
  • 24) an act or default in violation of the privilege or either house of Parliament, of Congress, or of a State legislature, as, for instance, by false swearing before a committee.
  • 25) (Med.) A hernia; a rupture.
  • 26) (Med.) A hernia; a rupture.
  • 27) A bruise; a wound.
  • 28) violation of one's plighted word, esp. of a promise to marry.
  • 29) A breaking up of amicable relations; rupture.
  • 30) implies that everything on deck is swept away.
  • 31) Specifically: A breaking or infraction of a law, or of any obligation or tie; violation; non-fulfillment.
  • 32) A breaking out upon; an assault.
  • 33) violation of one's duty or faith in a matter entrusted to one.
  • 34) an opening (especially a gap in a dike or fortification)
  • 35) An opening made by breaking down a portion of a solid body, as a wall, a dike, or a river-bank; a rupture; a break; a gap.
  • 36) The act of breaking: now used only figuratively of the violation or neglect of a law, contract, or any other obligation, or of a custom.
  • 37) Infraction; violation; infringement: as, a breach of the peace, of a promise, or of a contract.
  • 38) A rupture of friendly relations; difference; quarrel.
  • 39) A break or interruption in utterance.
  • 40) The breaking of waves; the dashing of surf.
  • 41) Injury; would; bruise.
  • 42) transitive To make a breach in.
  • 43) transitive To make a breach in.
  • 44) transitive To violate or break.
  • 45) transitive, nautical, of the sea , to break into a ship or into a coastal defence
  • 46) intransitive (of a whale) to leap clear out of the water
  • 47) transitive To violate or break.
  • 48) intransitive (of a whale) to leap clear out of the water
  • 49) transitive, nautical, of the sea , to break into a ship or into a coastal defence
  • 50) To make a breach or opening in.
  • 51) To spring from the water, as a whale.
  • 52) To develop a hole or opening. Used especially of protective embankments.
  • 53) To break or violate (an agreement, for example).
  • 54) To make a hole or gap in; break through.
  • 55) To leap from the water.
  • 56) To break the water, as by leaping out; -- said of a whale.
  • 57) To make a breach or opening in.

Examples

  • 1) He was dripping wet and clad merely in his shirt and breeches.
  • 2) That's why they all look so good in frock coats and riding breeches.
  • 3) The breeches and jackets are being run up in a house in Cheltenham.
  • 4) He was dressed in boots, breeches and grey uniform shirt.
  • 5) ‘The British reloaded their weapons, filling the breech with powder and using their rods to push in the balls.’
  • 6) ‘Each shell ejecting from the breech, followed by another and another.’
  • 7) ‘He came out of his roll into a kneeling position and loaded a fresh shot into the breech.’
  • 8) ‘The 155 mm main gun is equipped with a screw type breech and an electrical trigger mechanism.’
  • 9) ‘René rose and picked up the rifle, checking the breech in the firelight to make sure it was loaded.’
  • 10) ‘All he held was the barrel and part of the breech.’
  • 11) ‘Problems were overcome by innovations such as the brass cartridge case and the device which sealed the breech.’
  • 12) ‘This is a device located on and in the breech of a howitzer.’
  • 13) ‘I looked at my pistol, the breech popped open, he looked at his shotgun.’
  • 14) ‘Carpenter slid fresh shells into the breech of the gun and closed it with a well-oiled snick.’
  • 15) ‘She revealed her son is in the breech presentation and she is hoping to avoid a C-section.’
  • 16) ‘When a baby is in the breech position at the end of pregnancy, obstetricians can sometimes turn the baby head-down.’
  • 17) ‘He went over the facts about breech birth.’
  • 18) ‘Our daughter was an undiagnosed feet first breech birth.’
  • 19) ‘I had a very difficult breech pregnancy with complications.’
  • 20) ‘Four of the five babies were breech deliveries.’
  • 21) ‘Birth by Cesarean section is only encouraged in the event of a complication, such as breech positioning or stalled labor.’
  • 22) ‘She was rushed into surgery when doctors discovered the baby was breech.’
  • 23) ‘My second son was breech and my doctor recommended a planned C-section.’
  • 24) ‘Why do doctors panic when the baby is breech at 37 weeks?’
  • 25) ‘In those days it wasn't customary to breech a boy until he was about four.’
  • 26) ‘Young boys wore skirts with doublets or back-fastening bodices until they were breeched at six to eight.’

Examples

  • 1) These incidents potentially constitute breaches of the laws of the game.
  • 2) We are not breaching copyright laws.
  • 3) Banking covenants are breached when borrowings reach at 3.5 times.
  • 4) It made the U-turn after the web giant said spying breached its terms.
  • 5) The security breach came after she left their Brighton home and went into hiding.
  • 6) Inevitably, this pact is bad news if you breach its terms.
  • 7) It may also be a breach of confidentiality obligations owed by the business, or a breach of statutory duties such as data protection obligations.
  • 8) There was also no breach of the claimants' rights under the Convention.
  • 9) He spoke of'the most serious breaches of the criminal law in the area of bribery and corruption '.
  • 10) He was on a birdwatching trip when the whale breached.
  • 11) This led to the group being in danger of breaching banking covenants.
  • 12) It would also breach the terms of a residential mortgage.
  • 13) There must be effective policing of the code and effective sanctions when the code is breached.
  • 14) We need to recognise that a security breach is often the unwitting action of employees.
  • 15) The judge said the book breached her copyright and banned it.
  • 16) This is claimed to be a clear breach of regulations.
  • 17) None of the alleged breaches was gross misconduct.
  • 18) The company breached its banking agreements earlier this year.
  • 19) She was also in breach of a previous suspended sentence.
  • 20) Criminal law experts said that it was likely the breach was serious.
  • 21) They say they are worried about possible security breaches.
  • 22) The worsening storm engulfing the sector will inevitably trigger fears of widespread covenant breaches.
  • 23) It suspended its dividend and came within a whisker of breaching its loan terms.
  • 24) Australia surged back and reduced the deficit with six minutes remaining but failed to breach a resolute defence.
  • 25) But it is at least technically possible that a country that is in breach of its obligations can be removed.
  • 26) Last night the producers were accused of seeking to hire classical musicians for the show in breach of employment law.
  • 27) How can the barriers be breached?
  • 28) But this was not a case of forgetfulness or a breach of promise; it was another misunderstanding.
  • 29) ‘It says his actions were not in breach of the code of conduct, but he should have been advised by a planning officer and a note kept of the discussion and then circulated.’
  • 30) ‘This kind of moonlighting is in breach of the code of conduct of the civil service, according to a report by the government service commission.’
  • 31) ‘In the month before her death she had given a patient an injection when she was not qualified to do so, in breach of the nursing code of conduct and hospital policy.’
  • 32) ‘And if they are found in breach of their code of conduct they could face being banned from holding office for up to five years.’
  • 33) ‘But she says the company is clearly in breach of its own code of business conduct.’
  • 34) ‘Umpires will report code of conduct breaches and where a breach occurs, it will be dealt with.’
  • 35) ‘In breach of the option agreement, the defendants did not call the meeting.’
  • 36) ‘In breach of the said Agreement the Defendant failed to either refinance/employ or to sell as set out above.’
  • 37) ‘Can you face disciplinary action if you're found to be in breach of a Code of Conduct?’
  • 38) ‘I am talking about gross breaches of code of conduct.’
  • 39) ‘The country is currently in breach of the Kyoto Agreement and continuing high emissions will result in a heavy penalties accruing to this country and to Irish taxpayers.’
  • 40) ‘We consider that he may be in breach of his tenancy agreement and if he continues then we will consider taking further action.’
  • 41) ‘The 18-year-old is seven months pregnant and was issued to leave her unit by Thursday because she had been in breach of the tenancy agreement.’
  • 42) ‘However, crew members are continuing a campaign the company claims is in breach of working agreements.’
  • 43) ‘They also have the right to pursue a prosecution of those found to be in breach of national agreements through the courts.’
  • 44) ‘Several residents are already taking legal advice on whether the council is in breach of contract by neglecting repairs.’
  • 45) ‘Officers would notify the association if they were called to a property on a matter which was in breach of tenancy agreements.’
  • 46) ‘Outsourcing would be in breach of an agreement between the Council and its staff, he said.’
  • 47) ‘This is in breach of an agreement that consoles can play only DVDs sold domestically.’
  • 48) ‘Meanwhile, a committee set up to monitor the shaky truce considered imposing sanctions on sides found in breach of the agreement.’
  • 49) ‘But once the tanks had rolled over the tents of the hunger strikers and once the bodies had been removed and the blood washed away, what was left was a breach between party and people that would never heal.’
  • 50) ‘And he should tell the Cuban leader that his revolution won't be won until the breach between Cuba and the USA is mended.’
  • 51) ‘Frankly, it would be difficult to imagine a greater breach between what residents of Toronto want for their city and the decisions that are being made about it.’
  • 52) ‘But it demonstrates a decisive change of style that could help heal the growing breach between liberals and conservatives in the church.’
  • 53) ‘The breach between the bishops and the Democrats is unlikely to heal.’
  • 54) ‘When the group almost split over the issue of whether to focus on confrontational action or voter registration, she healed the breach by saying it should work on both.’
  • 55) ‘The deal, it was said, would enhance the fight against crime and was an important step towards healing the breach between Europe and Washington.’
  • 56) ‘In addition, at the core of the autobiographical process is a breach between the writing ‘I’ and the written one.’
  • 57) ‘For some time he was an admirer of Wagner, but was eventually unable to accept the Christian and nationalist elements in Wagner's outlook, and a breach between the two men took place.’
  • 58) ‘In such panels, the breach between a strictly topographical map and a map of a socially inscribed landscape becomes clear.’
  • 59) ‘There is no indication that the breach between the two women ever healed, though Jabavu did reconcile with her husband.’
  • 60) ‘It leads to a breach between Jung and his mentor.’
  • 61) ‘Edward married Godwine's daughter Edith in 1045, but this could not prevent a breach between the two men in 1049.’
  • 62) ‘Yet before the Galileo affair there had been neither a breach between religion and science nor any distinction between science and philosophy.’
  • 63) ‘The breach between the world of the living and of the dead is held, through the dialect of memory, in tension.’
  • 64) ‘I should have come to your room and tried to mend the painful breach between us after all these years.’
  • 65) ‘It is this reconciliation that heals the memory and seals the breach between the past and the future.’
  • 66) ‘The breach between revolutionary France and the Roman Church was complete.’
  • 67) ‘Opposition to academies was accentuated by the widening breach between creative artists and the bourgeois public after aristocratic patronage declined.’
  • 68) ‘Too often American soldiers and commanders have been flung into the breach between illusion and reality.’
  • 69) ‘The CASEVAC used the breach made by the sappers to get the vehicles on the OBJ.’
  • 70) ‘To prevent such an assault, defenders were forced to attack the siege engines or their operators to prevent a breach in their fortifications.’
  • 71) ‘The soldiers gave chase as their attack was shifted to the breach in the city wall.’
  • 72) ‘Thus the Soviets had succeeded in making deep breaches in the line on both flanks of the Sixth Army; there was a grave danger of encirclement.’
  • 73) ‘The tanks cease-fire and we file through a breach in the outer wall.’
  • 74) ‘This defense is most effective in combat action to close fire breaches and gaps in the battle order of troops.’
  • 75) ‘The enemy succeeded in making a large breach in the outer wall and swarmed in.’
  • 76) ‘Fifty feet or less from this intersection was a line of riot cops plugging a ragged breach in the hated wall.’
  • 77) ‘Bridges spanning it at ground and second floor levels lead to curving breaches in the wall.’
  • 78) ‘France, Germany, Italy and Spain, were interposed, walls yet without a breach, between us and the plague.’
  • 79) ‘Traditionally, intervention has been defined in terms of a coercive breach of the walls of the castle of sovereignty.’
  • 80) ‘Everson therefore marked the first breach in the wall of separation between church and state.’
  • 81) ‘Once the armored soldier has created a breach, the next step is to enter and clear the room/hallway.’
  • 82) ‘Soon the maids were swarming around the breach in the wall as bees desperately trying to protect its beehive.’
  • 83) ‘But the application is subject to the entire curtilage of the site remaining in the ownership of the new house, with no breaches of the boundary wall.’
  • 84) ‘We had only opened a few breaches in its walls, without destroying it.’
  • 85) ‘I thought the garden was walled all round, but there is a breach in the wall at the back which a healthy animal could have hurdled.’
  • 86) ‘The breach in the flood wall widened to 60 metres the next day.’
  • 87) ‘But now, thanks to miracle of siege engines, instead of having to starve them out you can simply make a breach in their walls and - presto!’
  • 88) ‘That meant that a maximum of 10 per cent of stored fuel could escape in the event of a breach of a tank wall.’
  • 89) ‘For the first fortnight the Turks assaulted the land defences, breaching the outer walls, but could still not get inside.’
  • 90) ‘Last year's floods in Gowdall led to over 100 properties being flooded after a barrier bank was breached by the River Aire.’
  • 91) ‘That includes bringing back the 10-acre lake built in the 1740s, but drained in 1922 when the dam wall was breached.’
  • 92) ‘Restoration of a lake that drained away when a dam wall was breached is a major part of the plan.’
  • 93) ‘And yet it wasn't just because of policing that we fell short of the critical mass to implement the ambitious goal of breaching the security fence around the conference center.’
  • 94) ‘The compensation order was made after she breached the security fences of RAF Leeming in March last year, and for a similar failed attempt on Menwith Hill.’
  • 95) ‘Yes, the injured protestor breached the security fence.’
  • 96) ‘At the end of the service, a riot broke out and demonstrators together with detainees managed to breach the security fence.’
  • 97) ‘The problem is that there is often little or nothing to prevent hackers from accessing sensitive customer records - once they breach firewall defences.’
  • 98) ‘Security personnel used tear gas and pepper spray on others who have attempted to breach security fences surrounding the bombing range.’
  • 99) ‘And nobody worried about breaching the wall between church and state.’
  • 100) ‘The warrant was rejected because FBI officials feared breaching the wall.’
  • 101) ‘At 44 metres long, the Germans discovered the tunnel when it had only a few metres left before breaching the wall.’
  • 102) ‘The lava eventually breached the barriers, but it was hindered enough that it atrophied before scorching inhabited land.’
  • 103) ‘It is by no means easy to gain access to that tight legal circle and I am the first outsider to have breached the walls.’
  • 104) ‘Walk south from the old Checkpoint Charlie to the approximate place I stood one week after the Berlin Wall was breached in 1989.’
  • 105) ‘A testimony of the severity of the conditions is that for the first time in many years the one-hour barrier was not breached.’
  • 106) ‘It's when a wall is breached between players and fans that things get crazy.’
  • 107) ‘When I got to the school, I saw that the wall was breached in two spots.’
  • 108) ‘I talk to her about it and she rolls her eyes and looks at me as if I have just breached some invisible wall she had set up.’
  • 109) ‘A councillor who tried to hit a protester at a public meeting breached a code of conduct but will not face disciplinary action, an investigation found yesterday.’
  • 110) ‘But the Board has decided not to refer the matter to an Ethical Standards Officer for investigation as it has ruled that the comments had not breached its code of conduct.’
  • 111) ‘This worship is bred out of either greed of knowledge and favours or the fear of having breached some code of conduct, and sometimes out of respect for having found the answer.’
  • 112) ‘The hearing follows only a week after the first public appearance of an MSP facing allegations that he breached the code of conduct.’
  • 113) ‘If the show is found to have breached the code of conduct regulating the use of premium phone lines, viewers could be entitled to their money back.’
  • 114) ‘Any player found guilty of breaching our code of conduct will be dealt with severely through internal disciplinary procedures.’
  • 115) ‘Membership is voluntary and, if something goes wrong, the most it can do is either caution a member, issue a formal warning or fine, suspend or expel it for breaching the Code of Conduct.’
  • 116) ‘All three players were charged with breaching the code of conduct during the second one-day international in the ongoing five-match series.’
  • 117) ‘The report says that some insurers are breaching codes of conduct laid down by the General Insurance Standards Council and the Association of British Insurers.’
  • 118) ‘An investigation report has now accused you of breaching the code of conduct for councillors.’
  • 119) ‘If you breach the Code of Conduct, you could be up for disciplinary measures, you could even be up at the end of the day to be sacked.’
  • 120) ‘In Frankfurt schools, parents sign an agreement that provides for the expulsion of any child found to have breached their code of conduct.’
  • 121) ‘However, both men have denied that they acted unlawfully or breached copyright laws concerning the matter.’
  • 122) ‘A town hall employee claims he was victimised after accusing his boss of breaching the council's code of conduct by accepting tickets to watch a premiership soccer match.’
  • 123) ‘An individual is not guilty of misconduct if he or she was unable to avoid the improper act or omission complained of or was in a position where it was impossible to avoid breaching the relevant code of conduct.’
  • 124) ‘Nothing in this Agreement shall require either party to breach any applicable law or regulatory requirement.’
  • 125) ‘If this became law, any publication found breaching the PCC's code could be fined up to £500,000.’
  • 126) ‘But there would be a real danger of liability if the lender's actions made it a shadow director, and knowing that the borrower was breaching environmental law, the lender failed to use its powers to stop the borrower.’
  • 127) ‘It is also considering taking legal action against the Government for breaching an agreement to regulate pharmacies and control the opening of new branches.’
  • 128) ‘But while it may not breach broadcasting regulations, it may breach the law against sedition, as it incites disaffection against the crown.’
  • 129) ‘Glass structures fascinate me, and I'd like to work with that someday, to create a dolphin leaping out of the water or a whale breaching, something like that.’
  • 130) ‘Where would we be as a nation without bald eagles soaring over the Chesapeake Bay, wolves howling from the backcountry of Yellowstone or gray whales breaching from Pacific waters?’
  • 131) ‘Barely fifty yards from the boat a Humped Back Whale breached, rising over thirty feet out of the water before twisting and falling back into the sea with an amazing crash.’
  • 132) ‘Three humpback whales breach in the distance, and closer a large green sea turtle floats blissfully in the waves.’
  • 133) ‘On the way into the harbor we were welcomed by the antics of a humpback whale breaching for almost 10 minutes outside the reef at the entrance.’
  • 134) ‘The Ryder Cup is eight months and 7500 miles away from the Mercedes, where whales breach offshore, the trade winds blow and golf is anything but that long walk spoiled.’
  • 135) ‘The sun is shining, the sea is calm, the whales are breaching and a large pod of dolphins comes to escort our departure.’
  • 136) ‘The shots of soaring whales, breaching through the clouds, is still pretty breathtaking.’
  • 137) ‘We also witnessed humpback whales blowing and diving, breaching and slapping their fins and flukes.’
  • 138) ‘They were breaching and coming out of the water.’
  • 139) ‘The white side of the fortress surfaced briefly, a breaching white whale, before waves splashed up the sides and it rolled back down into the deeps.’
  • 140) ‘It was porpoises, breaching and rolling as they trailed the tug in hope of picking off fish addled by the prop churn.’
  • 141) ‘Great White Sharks have undoubtedly breached for centuries but at certain localities it happens more often than at others.’
  • 142) ‘They move about in various directions, exhibiting social and feeding behavior, with tail-slapping and breaching.’
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