They will, however, break off mating to chase off a rival.
As the ice reaches the sea, pieces break off, or calve, forming icebergs.
Leger's Indian support abandoned him, forcing him to break off the siege and return to Quebec.
The dendritic arms are very fragile, and soon break off, leaving a mixture of discs and arm fragments.
The rhizomes tolerate submersion in sea water and can break off and float in the currents to establish the grass at new sites.
Cabral, feeling there's nothing to be achieved here and worried about missing the monsoon winds to India, decides to break off the negotiations and sail on.
In March, forces advanced from Cardiff and in a brief battle at Castell Morgraig forced Llywelyn and his men to break off the siege of Caerffili after 6 weeks.
While the Icelandic government did go through on its threat to break off diplomatic relations with the UK during the Third Cod War, it never went through on its threats to close the U.
The conservation of potential vorticity also causes bends along the Gulf Stream, which occasionally break off due to a shift in the Gulf Stream's position, forming separate warm and cold eddies.
Five years ago, Ray was on his power-ski at Log Cabins, a break off the Hawaiian coast, when a 12-metre wave proved faster than his machine.
Add another decade on the merry-go-round, and you might be moved to break off from your warm-up, call your nearest lackey.
Shiite and Kurdish areas to break off into virtually separate regions, leaving the Sunni Arabs with little more than impoverished land.
In July 2003, AOL and Netscape decided to break off the division that took on Firefox.