crash englannista suomeksi
saada törmäämään, törmäyttää, romuttaa
onnettomuus, paha liikenneonnettomuus
An automobile, airplane, or other vehicle accident.
A sudden large decline of business or the prices of stocks (especially one that causes additional failures).
A comedown from a drug.
A group of rhinoceroses.
(post) Patrick F. McManus, “''Nincompoopery'' and Other Group Terms”, in ''The Grasshopper Trap'', Henry Holt and Company, (ISBN), 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.
To collide with something destructively, fall or come down violently.
To severely damage or destroy something by causing it to collide with something else.
(short for) (defdate)
To accelerate a project or a task or its schedule by devoting more resources to it.
To make or experience informal temporary living arrangements, especially overnight.
To give, as a favor.
To lie down for a long rest, sleep or nap, as from tiredness or exhaustion. (defdate)
To cause to terminate extraordinarily.
A type of rough linen.
*1899, (w), ''The Awakening'':
- Unlocking the door of her bath-room she went inside, and soon emerged, bringing a rug, which she spread upon the floor of the gallery, and two huge hair pillows covered with crash, which she placed against the front of the building.
(l), (l), esp. when involving aircraft
economic crash, especially in relation to exchanges
(nl-verb form of)