or break-e·ven adjective
Marked by or indicating a balance, especially between investment and return. noun
In both senses also called break-even point
- The point, especially the level of sales of a good or service, at which the return on investment is exactly equal to the amount invested.
- The point at which the energy put into a system is equalled by the energy produced by that system: reaching breakeven in controlled fusion reactions.
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