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Overview of noun crash

The noun crash has 5 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (9) clang, clangor, clangour, clangoring, clank, clash, crash

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

2. (4) crash, wreck

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

3. (1) crash, collapse

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

4. (1) crash, smash

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

5. crash

((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")

Overview of verb crash

The verb crash has 13 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (9) crash

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

2. (3) crash

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

3. (2) crash, ram

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

4. (1) crash

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

5. (1) crash, break up, break apart

(break violently or noisily; smash;)

6. crash

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

7. crash

(make a sudden loud sound; "the waves crashed on the shore and kept us awake all night")

8. barge in, crash, gate-crash

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

9. crash

(cause to crash; "The terrorists crashed the plane into the palace"; "Mother crashed the motorbike into the lamppost")

10. crash, dash

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

11. crash

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

12. crash, go down

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

13. doss, doss down, crash

(sleep in a convenient place; "You can crash here, though it's not very comfortable") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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