crash

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[Crash]

Boom! Bam! Pow! A crash is when two things collide, or smash, into each other. Crash and smash have similar meanings and sounds.

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To break in pieces violently; to dash together with noise and violence.

Noun
the act of colliding with something; "his crash through the window"; "the fullback''s smash into the defensive line"

Noun
a serious accident (usually involving one or more vehicles); "they are still investigating the crash of the TWA plane"

Noun
a loud resonant repeating noise; "he could hear the clang of distant bells"

Noun
a sudden large decline of business or the prices of stocks (especially one that causes additional failures)

Noun
(computer science) an event that causes a computer system to become inoperative; "the crash occurred during a thunderstorm and the system has been down ever since"

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Verb
sleep in a convenient place; "You can crash here, though it''s not very comfortable"

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stop operating; "My computer crashed last night"; "The system goes down at least once a week"

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undergo a sudden and severe downturn; "the economy crashed"; "will the stock market crash again?"

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hurl or thrust violently; "He dashed the plate against the wall"; "Waves were dashing against the rock"

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undergo damage or destruction on impact; "the plane crashed into the ocean"; "The car crashed into the lamp post"

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break violently or noisily; smash;

Verb
cause to crash; "The terrorists crashed the car into the gate of the palace"

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fall or come down violently; "The branch crashed down on my car"; "The plane crashed in the sea"

Verb
enter uninvited; informal; "let''s crash the party!"

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move violently as through a barrier; "The terrorists crashed the gate"

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move with, or as if with, a crashing noise; "The car crashed through the glass door"

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occupy, usually uninvited; "My son''s friends crashed our house last weekend"


v. t.
To break in pieces violently; to dash together with noise and violence.

v. i.
To make a loud, clattering sound, as of many things falling and breaking at once; to break in pieces with a harsh noise.

v. i.
To break with violence and noise; as, the chimney in falling crashed through the roof.

n.
A loud, sudden, confused sound, as of many things falling and breaking at once.

n.
Ruin; failure; sudden breaking down, as of a business house or a commercial enterprise.

n.
Coarse, heavy, narrow linen cloth, used esp. for towels.


Crash

Crash (krsh>), v. t. [imp & p. p. Crashed (krsht); p. pr & vb. n. Crashing.] [OE. crashen, the same word as crasen to break, E. craze. See Craze.] To break in pieces violently; to dash together with noise and violence. [R.]
He shakt his head, and crasht his teeth for ire.

Crash

Crash, v. i. 1. To make a loud, clattering sound, as of many things falling and breaking at once; to break in pieces with a harsh noise.
Roofs were blazing and walls crashing in every part of the city.
2. To break with violence and noise; as, the chimney in falling crashed through the roof.

Crash

Crash, n. 1. A loud, sudden, confused sound, as of manu things falling and breaking at once.
The wreck of matter and the crash of worlds.
2. Ruin; failure; sudden breaking down, as of a business house or a commercial enterprise.

Crash

Crash, n. [L. crassus coarse. See Crass.] Coarse, heavy, narrow linen cloth, used esp. for towels.

To break in pieces violently; to dash together with noise and violence.

To make a loud, clattering sound, as of many things falling and breaking at once; to break in pieces with a harsh noise.

A loud, sudden, confused sound, as of manu things falling and breaking at once.

Coarse, heavy, narrow linen cloth, used esp. for towels.

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Usage Examples

Go on thinking that you don't need to be read and you'll find that it may become quite true: no one will feel the need tom read it because it is written for yourself alone and the public won't feel any impulse to gate crash such a private party.

I'm just attracted to playing people who are ostensible unlikable. That's not to say that there's something in there that makes you care. It might be that you just find them so awful that you just can't stop watching, like a car crash.

When you read about a car crash in which two or three youngsters are killed, do you pause to dwell on the amount of love and treasure and patience parents poured into bodies no longer suitable for open caskets?

I know I will die in a car crash.

We were racing at circuits where there were no crash barriers in front of the pits, and fuel was lying about in churns in the pit lane. A car could easily crash into the pits at any time. It was ridiculous.

The Howard Hughes I knew began to change after his plane crash in 1941.

Young girls look to me as a role model and think I crash diet to keep slim. That's not true, I always eat properly.

Misspelled Form

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Other Usage Examples

In my dreams I hear again the crash of guns, the rattle of musketry, the strange, mournful mutter of the battlefield.

Bulls don't read. Bears read financial history. As markets fall to bits, the bears dust off the Dutch tulip mania of 1637, the Banque Royale of 1719-20, the railway speculation of the 1840s, the great crash of 1929.

That's the way both they and I travel sometimes. Pick road at random, and when it's time to pull over, you pull over and hope you can find a place to crash.

It seemed romantic but also tragic - people would be winning but then lose it all, or crash but fight on, break bones but get back on their bikes and try to finish. Just getting to the end was seen as an achievement in itself.

There has been a huge advance in technology, which has improved the safety of the cars incredibly, but there are still some heavy crash impacts and in certain circumstances there is still the chance of fire today.

I've never crashed a wedding. When I was a kid I, of course, used to crash parties. Crashing a wedding is difficult though because you have to have the suit, and you have to have information in case someone catches you. You have to know at least some names and something.

Women must pay for everything. They do get more glory than men for comparable feats, but, they also get more notoriety when they crash.

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