abruption

abruption

[uh-bruhp-shuhn]
noun
a sudden breaking off.

Origin:
1600–10; < Latin abruptiōn- (stem of abruptiō). See abrupt, -ion

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abruption (əˈbrʌpʃən)
 
n
a breaking off of a part or parts from a mass
 
[C17: from Latin abruptio; see abrupt]

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