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Definition of Crash

Crash

  1. To break in pieces violently; to dash together with noise and violence.
  2. To make a loud, clattering sound, as of many things falling and breaking at once; to break in pieces with a harsh noise.
  3. To break with violence and noise; as, the chimney in falling crashed through the roof.
  4. A loud, sudden, confused sound, as of many things falling and breaking at once.
  5. Ruin; failure; sudden breaking down, as of a business house or a commercial enterprise.
  6. Coarse, heavy, narrow linen cloth, used esp. for towels.

Crash Quotations

Some calamities - the 1929 stock market crash, Pearl Harbor, 9/11 - have come like summer lightning, as bolts from the blue. The looming crisis of America's Ponzi entitlement structure is different. Driven by the demographics of an aging population, its causes, timing and scope are known.
George Will

Sometimes bad luck hits you like in an ancient Greek tragedy, and it's not your own making. When you have a plane crash, it's not your fault.
Werner Herzog

I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
Jimi Hendrix

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

You take a crash, you get back up and next time you succeed and that's a great feeling.
Shaun White
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Crash Translations

crash in Swedish is krasch, flyghaveri, brak
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