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crash

Definitions by Oxford


[kraʃ], (Verb)

Definitions:
- (of a vehicle) collide violently with an obstacle or another vehicle
(e.g: a racing car had crashed, wrecking a safety barrier)

- move or cause to move with force, speed, and sudden loud noise
(e.g: huge waves crashed down on to us)

- (of shares, a business, etc.) suddenly drop in value or fail
(e.g: the shares crashed to 329p)

- (of a computer, computing system, or software) fail suddenly
(e.g: the project was postponed because the computer crashed)

- enter (a party) without an invitation; gatecrash.

- go to sleep, especially suddenly or in an improvised setting
(e.g: what was it you said just before I crashed out?)


Phrases:
- crash and burn

Origin:
late Middle English: imitative, perhaps partly suggested by craze and dash


[kraʃ], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a violent collision, typically of one vehicle with another or with an object
(e.g: a car crash)

- a sudden loud noise as of something breaking or hitting another object
(e.g: he slammed the phone down with a crash)

- a sudden disastrous drop in the value or price of something
(e.g: the 1987 stock-market crash)

- a sudden failure which puts a computer system out of action
(e.g: system crashes are an everyday hazard)


Phrases:
- crash and burn

Origin:


[kraʃ], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- done rapidly or urgently and involving a concentrated effort
(e.g: a crash course in Italian)


Phrases:
- crash and burn

Origin:


[kraʃ], (Adverb)

Definitions:
- with a sudden loud sound
(e.g: crash went the bolt)


Phrases:
- crash and burn

Origin:


[kraʃ], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a coarse plain linen, woollen, or cotton fabric.


Phrases:

Origin:
early 19th century: from Russian krashenina ‘dyed coarse linen’







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