Definition of line break in English:

line break

Syllabification: line break


  • The point at which two lines of text are split; the end of a line: even the freest free verse must justify its rhythms and line breaks
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    • He not only insisted poems appear in all lowercase but took other liberties with line breaks, punctuation, parentheses, which often amounted to a tricky cleverness.
    • She also is capable of perpetrating some God-awful line breaks, such as ending a line with the word "like."
    • It's not hesitation in his voice, but pacing, almost as if his sentences have line breaks already built into them.

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