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Meaning of bust

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: lacking funds; "`skint' is a British slang term" [syn:
             {broke}, {bust}, {skint}, {stone-broke}, {stony-broke}]
      n 1: a complete failure; "the play was a dismal flop" [syn:
           {flop}, {bust}, {fizzle}]
      2: the chest of a woman [syn: {female chest}, {bust}]
      3: a sculpture of the head and shoulders of a person
      4: an occasion for excessive eating or drinking; "they went on a
         bust that lasted three days" [syn: {bust}, {tear}, {binge},
      v 1: ruin completely; "He busted my radio!" [syn: {break},
           {bust}] [ant: {bushel}, {doctor}, {fix}, {furbish up},
           {mend}, {repair}, {restore}, {touch on}]
      2: search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on;
         "The police raided the crack house" [syn: {raid}, {bust}]
      3: separate or cause to separate abruptly; "The rope snapped";
         "tear the paper" [syn: {tear}, {rupture}, {snap}, {bust}]
      4: go to pieces; "The lawn mower finally broke"; "The gears wore
         out"; "The old chair finally fell apart completely" [syn:
         {break}, {wear}, {wear out}, {bust}, {fall apart}]
      5: break open or apart suddenly and forcefully; "The dam burst"
         [syn: {burst}, {bust}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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