service break

service break
n.
Tennis the act or an instance of winning a game in which the opponent serves

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  • service break — paslaugos pertraukimas statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. service break vok. Betriebsunterbrechung, f rus. перерывание сервиса, n pranc. coupure d un service, f …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

  • service break — serv′ice break n. spo a game won against an opponent s service, as in tennis • Etymology: 1950–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • service break — noun a tennis game won on the opponent s service • Hypernyms: ↑victory, ↑triumph • Part Holonyms: ↑tennis, ↑lawn tennis * * * noun : a game won on an opponent s serve (as in tennis) * * * Tennis …   Useful english dictionary

  • service break — Tennis. 1. an instance of a player winning a game against a server. 2. a game won against an opponent s service. [1950 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • service break — /ˈsɜvəs breɪk/ (say servuhs brayk) noun (in tennis) a game won by the receiver …   Australian English dictionary

  • break — ► VERB (past broke; past part. broken) 1) separate into pieces as a result of a blow, shock, or strain. 2) make or become inoperative; stop working. 3) interrupt (a continuity, sequence, or course). 4) fail to observe (a law, regulation, or… …   English terms dictionary

  • break — break1 verb (past broke; past participle broken) 1》 separate into pieces as a result of a blow, shock, or strain.     ↘(of waves) curl over and dissolve into foam.     ↘(of the amniotic fluid surrounding a fetus) be discharged when the sac is… …   English new terms dictionary

  • break bread — verb have a meal, usually with company The early Christian disciples broke bread together • Hypernyms: ↑eat • Verb Frames: Somebody s Sam and Sue break bread * * * phrasal 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • break someone's serve — win a game in a tennis match against an opponent s service. → break …   English new terms dictionary

  • break someone's serve — break service or break someone s serve (tennis, etc) To win a game in which one s opponent is serving • • • Main Entry: ↑break * * * break someone’s serve/service/ phrase in tennis, to win a game in which your opponent is serving …   Useful english dictionary

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