The store has to raise the price to cover the breakage. From LearnThat.org.
The total breakage was huge. From Wordnet, Princeton University.
The breakage was unavoidable. From Wordnet, Princeton University.
No matter what, breakage is not acceptable, not like this. From Wordnik.com. [Scripting News for 11/12/07 « Scripting News Annex] Reference
The reason they came up with the word breakage is that the gift card system was more than a little bit broken. From Wordnik.com. [NYT > Home Page] Reference
I almost always decide to live with it, because breakage is too painful, and you also lose the trust of the people you want to work with. From Wordnik.com. [Amyloo and Frontier’s website framework « Scripting News Annex] Reference
He also said that gloves minimise skin breakage and unsightly blood & bruising, but do nothing to reduce the impact on the punchees brain. From Wordnik.com. [Cheeseburger Gothic » Gettin paid to watch TV…] Reference
This policy of creating "breakage" - a situation where people give up instead of completing a read, a form, or a complaint - is common in many consumer situations. From Wordnik.com. [Jim Randel: Dumb Advice: "Read the Fine Print"] Reference
The unspent money -- which the gift card industry calls "breakage" -- sits in an escrow account until the issuer, often a retail giant, decides to recognize it as revenue. From Wordnik.com. [Startup Tango Card Aims To Save Billions In Lost Gift Card Value] Reference
(I'm sure that's not the best thing for your bottom line, but the breakage is a fairly serious issue.). From Wordnik.com. [ActiveRain Real Estate Network] Reference
April 11th, 2008 oh, brain breakage. From Wordnik.com. [oh, brain breakage] Reference
There ain't been a broken album in thirty years, but they still try to hold out ninety percent of the "breakage" reserve. From Wordnik.com. [Willie]
They stack better and breakage is not a worry. From Wordnik.com. [Exciting News: Screwcaps Coming to Long Island Wine] Reference
The airline reviews its estimates for expirations (called "breakage") once a year. From Wordnik.com. [StarTribune.com rss feed] Reference
She needs to get acquainted with the term "breakage" and embrace the idea of short hair. From Wordnik.com. [EW.com: Today's Latest Headlines] Reference
U.S. Treasuries, where there is a "breakage," and investors must therefore tread carefully. From Wordnik.com. Reference
There was another fee for "breakage," and that was all, but the latter item was too much for Jason. From Wordnik.com. [The Heart of the Hills] Reference
United said it reviews its estimates for frequent-flier mile expirations (called "breakage") once a year. From Wordnik.com. [ChicagoBusiness.com Breaking News] Reference
Because Therabands are made of strong latex, the chance of any kind of breakage is almost nonexistence, even over time. From Wordnik.com. [de.lirio.us] Reference
He demanded damages for the "breakage" of the pyramid; and Phileas Fogg appeased him by giving him a handful of banknotes. From Wordnik.com. [Around the World in Eighty Days] Reference
Yes, non-executable files can be applied to the SD card but that leaves alot of opportunity for "breakage" by the consumer. From Wordnik.com. [Original Signal - Transmitting Web 2.0] Reference
The oyster system presumes fault - it is written to exploit 'breakage' inadvertant non-use and wrongly labelled mis-use - examples include. From Wordnik.com. [Evening Standard - Home] Reference
Glass is another option, but use with care to avoid breakage. From Wordnik.com. [Q&A: Baby bottles and bisphenol A] Reference
Oil-based lubricants (like Vaseline) leave condoms vulnerable to breakage. From Wordnik.com. [Safer Sex] Reference
The butternut wood is very brittle and the grafts are often lost by breakage. From Wordnik.com. [Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the 41st Annual Meeting Pleasant Valley, New York, August 28, 29 and 30, 1950] Reference
The fixed plate, as you see, is so much cut away that it is very liable to breakage. From Wordnik.com. [Scientific American Supplement, No. 647, May 26, 1888] Reference
I have blown, without any breakage, eggs varying in size, from swallows 'to hens'. From Wordnik.com. [Practical Taxidermy A manual of instruction to the amateur in collecting, preserving, and setting up natural history specimens of all kinds. To which is added a chapter upon the pictorial arrangement of museums. With additional instructions in modelling and artistic taxidermy.] Reference
This liability to breakage is reduced, but not eliminated, by the asbestos annealing. From Wordnik.com. [On Laboratory Arts] Reference
The men might grow careless and let one of the big pieces slip, which would mean breakage. From Wordnik.com. [Joe Strong, the Boy Fish or Marvelous Doings in a Big Tank] Reference
If such a breakage has occurred, we must go back and patiently join the threads together again. From Wordnik.com. [Friendship] Reference
Special care must be used in tying the new shoots of the graft to braces to prevent breakage by wind or birds. From Wordnik.com. [Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the 41st Annual Meeting Pleasant Valley, New York, August 28, 29 and 30, 1950] Reference
And of course any time you have a breakage of the skin from a bite or a wound, you run the risk of secondary infection. From Wordnik.com. [Good Night, Sleep Tight, Don't Let The Bedbugs ...] Reference
The blade is a frail instrument, and when too great a pressure is exerted it bends, and as a result a breakage follows. From Wordnik.com. [Practical Mechanics for Boys] Reference
The instrument must be easily taken to pieces, and spare parts should be kept on hand to replace accidental breakage or loss. From Wordnik.com. [The Elements of Bacteriological Technique A Laboratory Guide for Medical, Dental, and Technical Students. Second Edition Rewritten and Enlarged.] Reference
The avoidance of all risk of breakage when twenty or thirty pounds 'worth of solution is in question is a matter of importance. From Wordnik.com. [On Laboratory Arts] Reference
Also, to avoid breakage, don't stack glasses or cups; instead, install stemware guides to hang wineglasses above short glasses. From Wordnik.com. [Weekend Project: Get your kitchen in shape for the holidays] Reference
HM fibers are stiffer but more brittle, while less-stiff HR fibers are much less prone to breakage and offer great fatigue life. From Wordnik.com. [Interbike Tech: Look 695 Pack] Reference
Never strike a fish hard with the fly, either on gut or hair, if the latter, a breakage is almost sure to follow a violent jerk. From Wordnik.com. [The Teesdale Angler] Reference
Fine glass is infinitely more elegant than common plated-ware, and though more liable to breakage is less trouble to keep in order. From Wordnik.com. [Etiquette] Reference
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