The act or result of breaking down, as of a carriage; downfall.
- The act or process of failing to function or continue.
- The condition resulting from this: a breakdown in communication.
- Electricity The abrupt failure of an insulator or insulating medium to restrict the flow of current.
- A typically sudden collapse in physical or mental health.
- An analysis, an outline, or a summary consisting of itemized data or essentials.
- Disintegration or decomposition into parts or elements.
- A noisy, energetic American country dance.