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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 break·down /ˈbrekˌdaʊn/
 崩潰,故障

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 break·down /ˈbrekˌdaʊn/ 名詞
 故障,擊穿,開啟(閘流管),放電開始,破壞,斷,裂,分解,衰變,下降,制動

From: Network Terminology

 break-down
 擊穿 崩潰

From: Network Terminology

 breakdown
 擊穿 崩潰

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Break·down n.
 1. The act or result of breaking down, as of a carriage; downfall.
 2. (a) A noisy, rapid, shuffling dance engaged in competitively by a number of persons or pairs in succession, as among the colored people of the Southern United States, and so called, perhaps, because the exercise is continued until most of those who take part in it break down. (b) Any rude, noisy dance performed by shuffling the feet, usually by one person at a time. [U.S.]
    Don't clear out when the quadrilles are over, for we are going to have a breakdown to wind up with.   --New Eng. Tales.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 breakdown
      n 1: the act of disrupting an established order so it fails to
           continue; "the social dislocations resulting from
           government policies"; "his warning came after the
           breakdown of talks in London" [syn: dislocation]
      2: a mental or physical breakdown [syn: crack-up]
      3: a cessation of normal operation; "there was a power
         breakdown" [syn: equipment failure]
      4: an analysis into mutually exclusive categories [syn: partitioning]