Break or Breaks or The Break may refer to:

Time off from dutiesEdit

Time off from schoolEdit

  • 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

PeopleEdit

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

SportEdit

  • 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

TechnologyEdit

ComputingEdit

Other technologiesEdit

Arts and mediaEdit

BooksEdit

Film and televisionEdit

MusicEdit

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

AlbumsEdit

SongsEdit

Other mediaEdit

Other usesEdit

See alsoEdit