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break-up

1. In detection by radar, the separation of one solid return into a number of individual returns which correspond to the various objects or structure groupings. This separation is contingent upon a number of factors including range, beam width, gain setting, object size and distance between objects.
2. In imagery interpretation, the result of magnification or enlargement which causes the imaged item to lose its identity and the resultant presentation to become a random series of tonal impressions. Also called split-up.
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break-up

[ˈbreɪkʌp]
A. N [of partnership] → disolución f; [of couple] → separación f
B. CPD break-up value N (Comm) → valor m en liquidación

break-up

[ˈbreɪkˌʌp] n (of partnership, marriage) → rottura
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By CHARLES WANYOROMbeere South Deputy County Commissioner Beverly Opwora has raised the alarm over the high number of children in the area suffering neglect due to family break-ups.
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All my songs before were about break-ups and should I commit?
but we all know in Walford this means family punch-ups, break-ups and alcoholism.
ENTERTAINMENT Celebrating another year of murders, mystery, make-ups, break-ups and plenty of tears, Phillip Schofield (left) hosts from Manchester's Palace Theatre, where stars from the biggest soaps will all be hoping to win a gong.
THE BRITISH SOAP AWARDS ITV 8pm Celebrating another year of murders, mystery, make-ups, break-ups and tears, Philip Schofield (left) hosts from the Palace Theatre, Manchester where stars from the soaps will all be hoping for a gong.
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break-ups observed since 1983 were accompanied by a sovereign default by
Mr Gabriel said corporate break-ups had previously been necessary in the electricity and gas supply industries to prevent a single company from abusing its dominant position.