Jailbreak definition

jālbrāk
An escape from jail.
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Jailbreak is defined as to modify the restraints or restrictions on a piece of technology so it does things the manufacturer did not intend it to do.

When you use a special program to unlock your iPhone so you can install whatever you want on it even if it wasn't meant to be installed, this is an example of a time you jailbreak your iPhone.

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The definition of jailbreak is an escape from jail.

When a prisoner is able to escape his cell, this is an example of a jailbreak.

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A breaking out of jail by force.
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An escape from prison.
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To escape from prison.
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To modify the firmware of an electronic device, especially a mobile phone, in order to remove restrictions that prevent it from running unofficial software.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of jailbreak - gaolbreak

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
jailbreak
Plural:
jailbreaks