- nounA point of sudden success after a long process of experimentation, trial and error.
The U.S. Space Program experienced a major breakthrough when Armstrong and Aldrin landed on the moon in June of 1969.
Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". Оригинал: A.Маккей, М.Т.Боткер, Дж.И.Гейтс. 1997.
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breakthrough — UK US /ˈbreɪkθruː/ noun [C] ► an important discovery or event that helps to improve a situation or provide an answer to a problem: breakthrough in sth »The development of digital imagery was a breakthrough in computer technology. achieve/make a… … Financial and business terms
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breakthrough — originally a military word and formerly a vogue word in its figurative use, is now commonplace. It is spelt as one word, is commonly qualified (especially in journalism) by words such as new and major, and is regularly followed by in, as in a… … Modern English usage
breakthrough — reak through n. 1. a productive insight. Syn: discovery, find. [WordNet 1.5] 2. a sudden change of situation, such as making an important discovery, that permits further rapid advances toward a goal. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] 3. (Mil.) a penetration of … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
breakthrough — breakthrough. См. escaper. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) … Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.
breakthrough — (n.) 1918, in a military sense, from BREAK (Cf. break) (v.) + THROUGH (Cf. through). The verbal phrase is attested from c.1400. Meaning abrupt solution or progress is from 1930s, on the notion of a successful attack … Etymology dictionary
breakthrough — [n] advance, progress boost, development, discovery, find, finding, gain, hike, improvement, increase, invention, leap, progress, quantum leap*, rise, step forward; concept 704 Ant. step back, step backward … New thesaurus
breakthrough — ► NOUN ▪ a sudden important development or success … English terms dictionary
breakthrough — [brāk′thro͞o΄] n. 1. the act, result, or place of breaking through against resistance, as in warfare 2. a strikingly important advance or discovery … English World dictionary