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 for breakage
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Breakage \Break"age\, n.
     1. The act of breaking; a break; a breaking; also, articles
        [1913 Webster]
     2. An allowance or compensation for things broken
        accidentally, as in transportation or use.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the quantity broken; "the total breakage was huge"
      2: reimbursement for goods damaged while in transit or in use
      3: the act of breaking something; "the breakage was unavoidable"
         [syn: breakage, break, breaking]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  86 Moby Thesaurus words for "breakage":
     abatement, agio, allowance, bank discount, bankruptcy, breach,
     break, breakdown, burst, cash discount, chain discount, charge-off,
     chip, cleft, collapse, concession, crack, crack-up, crippling, cut,
     damage, deduction, depreciation, destruction, detriment,
     dilapidation, disablement, discount, disrepair, drawback,
     encroachment, fissure, fracture, gap, harm, hobbling, hurt,
     hurting, impairment, incapacitation, infringement, injury, inroad,
     kickback, loss, maiming, mayhem, mischief, mutilation, penalty,
     penalty clause, percentage, premium, price reduction, price-cut,
     rebate, rebatement, reduction, refund, rent, rift, rip, rollback,
     ruination, ruinousness, rupture, sabotage, salvage, scale, scathe,
     setoff, sickening, slash, slice, slit, splinter, split, spoiling,
     tare, tear, time discount, trade discount, tret, underselling,
     weakening, write-off

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