breakout

[breyk-out]
noun
1.
an escape, often with the use of force, as from a prison or mental institution.
2.
an appearance or manifestation, as of a disease, that is sudden and often widespread; outbreak.
3.
an itemization; breakdown: a hotel bill with a breakout of each service offered.
4.
an instance of surpassing any previous achievement: a breakout in gold prices.
5.
the act or process of removing and disassembling equipment that has been used in drilling a well.
adjective
6.
of or constituting a sudden increase, advance, or unexpected success: The director has finally scored with a breakout movie.

Origin:
1810–20; noun use of verb phrase break out

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breakout
1820, from break + out. The verbal phrase goes back to O.E. ut brecan, utabrecan. Transitive sense is attested from 1610s.
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Example sentences
Although this theory has been widely accepted, finding an actual shock breakout
  was due to extreme serendipity.
Months after the second breakout she had become a member of a wild ex-orphan
  group.
But his former co-stars reflected on their breakout roles.
Aggregation is important for filling in the gaps between a few breakout stories
  each day.
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