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Definition of Avalanche

Avalanche

  1. A large mass or body of snow and ice sliding swiftly down a mountain side, or falling down a precipice.
  2. A fall of earth, rocks, etc., similar to that of an avalanche of snow or ice.
  3. A sudden, great, or irresistible descent or influx of anything.

Avalanche Quotations

No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Even the largest avalanche is triggered by small things.
Vernor Vinge

Culture is perishing in overproduction, in an avalanche of words, in the madness of quantity.
Milan Kundera

The devoted golfer is an anguished soul who has learned a lot about putting just as an avalanche victim has learned a lot about snow.
Dan Jenkins

God's voice is still and quiet and easily buried under an avalanche of clamour.
Charles Stanley
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Avalanche Translations

avalanche in Dutch is lawine
avalanche in French is avalanche
avalanche in German is Stossentladung, Lawine
avalanche in Hungarian is lavina
avalanche in Italian is lavina
avalanche in Norwegian is skred
avalanche in Spanish is avalancha
avalanche in Swedish is lavin
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