break point
noun Date: 1969 a situation in tennis in which the receiving player can win the game by scoring the next point; also the point so scored

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  • break point — loc.s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} 1. TS inform. punto in cui si interrompe l esecuzione di un programma, in genere per permettere di effettuare dei controlli 2. TS sport nel tennis, punto con cui un giocatore può vincere il game in cui l… …   Dizionario italiano

  • break point — break ,point noun count in tennis, a situation in which, if a player wins the next point, they will win a game in which their opponent is SERVING …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • break point — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms break point : singular break point plural break points in tennis, a situation in which, if a player wins the next point, they will win a game in which their opponent is serving …   English dictionary

  • break point — stabdos taškas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. break point; breakpoint vok. Anhaltepunkt, m; Fixpunkt, m rus. точка останова, f pranc. point d arrêt, m; point d interruption, m …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

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  • break point — Tennis. a situation in which the receiving side, holding the advantage, can win the game by winning the next point. * * * …   Universalium

  • break point — noun A situation in which if the receiver wins the next point, (s)he will win the game (but not the set or match) …   Wiktionary

  • break point — noun Tennis the state of a game when the player receiving service needs only one more point to win the game …   English new terms dictionary

  • break point — /ˈbreɪk pɔɪnt/ (say brayk poynt) noun Tennis a point which, if lost by the server, gives the game to the opponent …   Australian English dictionary

  • break point — Tennis. a situation in which the receiving side, holding the advantage, can win the game by winning the next point …   Useful english dictionary

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