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Breaking

In the world of cryptocurrencies, breaking the forward compatibility of cryptoassets is seen in hard forks of a cryptocurrency.

What Is Breaking?

Breaking is the act of separation or causes to separate into pieces as a result of a blow, shock or even strain. It can also signal interruption of a sequence, course or continuous state.

In the world of cryptocurrencies, breaking is seen in hard forks of a cryptocurrency, when something causes the system to break down and split into another blockchain — or in other words, it breaks.