crash*/

[kræʃ] verb I
1) [I/T] to hit something hard and make a loud noise
A ball came crashing through the window.[/ex]
The waves crashed against the rocks.[/ex]
2) [I/T] if a vehicle crashes, or if someone crashes it, it hits something
Three people were killed when their car crashed into a tree.[/ex]
3) [I/T] if a plane crashes, or if someone crashes it, it falls from the sky
4) [I] to make a sudden loud noise, as if something is being hit
5) [I] if the STOCK MARKET crashes, its value falls suddenly
6) [I] if a computer or a computer program crashes, it suddenly stops working
II
noun [C]
crash */[kræʃ]
1) an accident that happens when a vehicle hits something
He was seriously injured in a car crash.[/ex]
It was the worst train crash in thirty years.[/ex]
2) a loud noise like the sound of things hitting each other and breaking
3) a sudden fall in prices or in the value of the STOCK MARKET
4) an occasion when a computer or a computer program suddenly stops working

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