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It Has 5 letters ( c r a s h )         1 vowels ( a )         4 consonants ( c r s h )         Word on the contrary hsarc

Which the Definition/Meaning of crash in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 1
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English - Etymology 1

From Middle English _crasshen_, _crasschen_, _craschen_ (“to break into pieces”), of uncertain origin. Perhaps from a variant of earlier _*crasken_, from _crasen_ (“to break”) +‎ _-k_ (formative suffix); or from earlier _*craskien_, _*craksien_, a variant of _craken_ (“to crack, break open”) (for form development compare _break_, _brask_, _brash_). NOUN CRASH (_plural_ CRASHES) * An automobile, airplane, or other vehicle accident. _She broke two bones in her body in a car CRASH._ _Nobody survived the plane CRASH_ * A computer malfunction that is caused by faulty software, and makes the system either partially or totally inoperable. _My computer had a CRASH so I had to reboot it._ * A loud sound as made for example by cymbals. _The piece ended in a crescendo, building up to a CRASH of cymbals._ * A sudden large decline of business or the prices of stocks (especially one that causes additional failures) _the stock market_ crash * A comedown of a drug. * A group of rhinoceroses. * _p._ 1991, Patrick F. McManus, “_Nincompoopery_ and Other Group Terms”, in _The Grasshopper Trap_, Henry Holt and Company, ISBN 0-8050-0111-5, page 103, One of my favorites among the terms of groups of creatures is a _CRASH_ of rhinoceros. I can imagine an African guide saying to his client, “Shoot, dammit, shoot! Here comes the whole bloody CRASH of rhinoceros!” […] Personally, I think I’d just as soon come across a CRASH of rhinoceros as a knot of toad. * 1998, E. Melanie Watt, _Black Rhinos_, page 19 The largest group of black rhinos reported was made up of 13 individuals. A group of rhinos is called a CRASH. * 1999, Edward Osborne Wilson, _The Diversity of Life_, page 126 Out in the water a CRASH of rhinoceros-like animals browse belly deep through a bed of aquatic plants. * 2003, Claude Herve-Bazin, Judith Farr _Kenya and Tanzania_, page 23 The CRASH of rhinoceros at Tsavo now numbers almost 200. * dysphoria DERIVED TERMS * crash and burn * crash course * crashpad * stock market crash TRANSLATIONS ADJECTIVE CRASH (_not comparable_) * quick, fast, intensive _crash course_ _CRASH diet_ TRANSLATIONS VERB CRASH (_third-person singular simple present_ CRASHES, _present participle_ CRASHING, _simple past and past participle_ CRASHED) * (transitive) To collide with something destructively, fall or come down violently. * (transitive) To severely damage or destroy something by causing it to collide with something else. _I'm sorry for CRASHING the bike into a wall. I'll pay for repairs._ * (transitive, slang) (via gatecrash) To attend a social event without invitation. _We weren't invited to the party so we decided to CRASH it._ * (transitive, management) To accelerate a project or a task or its schedule by devoting more resources to it. * (intransitive) To make or experience informal temporary living arrangements. _Hey dude, can I CRASH at your pad?_ * (computing, software, intransitive) To terminate extraordinarily. _If the system CRASHES again, we'll have it fixed in the computer shop._ * (computing, software, transitive) To cause to terminate extraordinarily. _Double-clicking this icon CRASHES the desktop._ * (intransitive) To experience a period of depression and/or lethargy after a period of euphoria, as after the euphoric effect of a psychotropic drug has dissipated. TRANSLATIONS

From Middle English crasshen, crasschen, craschen (to break into pieces), of uncertain origin. Perhaps from a variant of earlier *crasken, from crasen (to break) +‎ -k (formative suffix); or from earlier *craskien, *craksien, a variant of craken (to crack, break open) (for form development compare break, brask, brash).

Noun

crash (plural crashes)

  1. An automobile, airplane, or other vehicle accident.
    She broke two bones in her body in a car crash.
    Nobody survived the plane crash
  2. A computer malfunction that is caused by faulty software, and makes the system either partially or totally inoperable.
    My computer had a crash so I had to reboot it.
  3. A loud sound as made for example by cymbals.
    The piece ended in a crescendo, building up to a crash of cymbals.
  4. A sudden large decline of business or the prices of stocks (especially one that causes additional failures)
    the stock market crash
  5. A comedown of a drug.
  6. A group of rhinoceroses.
  7. dysphoria
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Adjective

crash (not comparable)

  1. quick, fast, intensive
    crash course
    crash diet
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Verb

crash (third-person singular simple present crashes, present participle crashing, simple past and past participle crashed)

  1. (transitive) To collide with something destructively, fall or come down violently.
  2. (transitive) To severely damage or destroy something by causing it to collide with something else.
    I'm sorry for crashing the bike into a wall. I'll pay for repairs.
  3. (transitive, slang) (via gatecrash) To attend a social event without invitation.
    We weren't invited to the party so we decided to crash it.
  4. (transitive, management) To accelerate a project or a task or its schedule by devoting more resources to it.
  5. (intransitive) To make or experience informal temporary living arrangements.
    Hey dude, can I crash at your pad?
  6. (computing, software, intransitive) To terminate extraordinarily.
    If the system crashes again, we'll have it fixed in the computer shop.
  7. (computing, software, transitive) To cause to terminate extraordinarily.
    Double-clicking this icon crashes the desktop.
  8. (intransitive) To experience a period of depression and/or lethargy after a period of euphoria, as after the euphoric effect of a psychotropic drug has dissipated.
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Which the Definition/Meaning of crash in categoryENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /kɹæʃ/ * Rhymes: -æʃ

  • IPA(key): /kɹæʃ/
  • Rhymes: -æʃ

Which the Definition/Meaning of crash in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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English - Etymology 2

From Russian _крашенина_ (krašenína, “coarse linen”). NOUN CRASH (_uncountable_) * (fibre) Plain linen. TRANSLATIONS

From Russian крашенина (krašenína, coarse linen).

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crash (uncountable)

  1. (fibre) Plain linen.
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Which the Definition/Meaning of crash in categoryENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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Which the Definition/Meaning of crash in categoryDUTCH - ETYMOLOGY
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Dutch - Etymology

Borrowing from English _crash_

Borrowing from English crash

Which the Definition/Meaning of crash in categoryDUTCH - NOUN
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Dutch - Noun

CRASH

crash

Which the Definition/Meaning of crash in categoryDUTCH - VERB
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Dutch - Verb

CRASH * first-person singular present indicative of _crashen_ * imperative of _crashen_

crash

  1. first-person singular present indicative of crashen
  2. imperative of crashen

Which the Definition/Meaning of crash in categoryFRENCH - ETYMOLOGY
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French - Etymology

From English CRASH

From English crash

Which the Definition/Meaning of crash in categoryFRENCH - NOUN
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French - Noun

CRASH

crash


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