crashing, present participle; crashes, 3rd person singular present; crashed, past tense; crashed, past participle;
Done rapidly or urgently and involving a concentrated effort
a crash course in Italian
a crash diet
(of a vehicle) Collide violently with an obstacle or another vehicle
the stolen car she was riding in crashed into a tree
Cause (a moving object) to collide in this way
(of an aircraft) Fall from the sky and violently hit the land or sea
a jet crashed 200 yards from the school
Cause (an aircraft) to fall from the sky in this way
Move with force, speed, and sudden loud noise
huge waves crashed down on us
Move (something) in this way
she crashed down the telephone receiver
Make a sudden loud, deep noise
the thunder crashed
(of a business, a market, or a price) Fall suddenly and disastrously in value
silver prices crashed in early 1980
(of a machine, system, or software) Fail suddenly
the project was postponed because the computer crashed
Enter (a party) without an invitation or permission
Go to sleep, esp. suddenly or in an improvised setting
I'll crash in the back of the van for a couple of hours
A coarse plain linen, woolen, or cotton fabric, used for curtains and towels
With a sudden loud sound
crash went the bolt
fall or come down violently; "The branch crashed down on my car"; "The plane crashed in the sea"
clang: a loud resonant repeating noise; "he could hear the clang of distant bells"
a serious accident (usually involving one or more vehicles); "they are still investigating the crash of the TWA plane"
move with, or as if with, a crashing noise; "The car crashed through the glass door"
a sudden large decline of business or the prices of stocks (especially one that causes additional failures)
move violently as through a barrier; "The terrorists crashed the gate"
Crash! is a 1977 film directed by Charles Band.
Crash is a novel by English author J. G. Ballard, first published in 1973. It is a story about symphorophilia or car-crash sexual fetishism: its protagonists become sexually aroused by staging and participating in real car-crashes. The novel was written in a highly sensationalized manner.
Crash is a 1974 Norwegian drama film written and directed by Rolf Clemens, starring Jan Solberg and Hanne Krogh. A motorcycle accident leaves the young Jan (Solberg) paralysed. ...
Crash (also known as The Crash of Flight 401) is a made-for-TV docudrama released in 1978. The movie recounts the true story of Eastern Airlines Flight 401, a Lockheed L-1011 TriStar which crashed in the Florida Everglades near Miami, Florida on the night of December 29, 1972 in what was the ...
Crash is a 1996 Canadian/British drama film written and directed by David Cronenberg based on the J. G. Ballard 1973 novel of the same name. ...
Crash is a 1996 young adult novel by Jerry Spinelli. This coming-of-age story follows 7th grader John "Crash" Coogan's gradual progression from cocky football jock to mature, sensitive friend, brother and son.
(crashy) Tending to crash
(CRASHED) a Service is unavailable because of an internal malfunction (e.g. environmental problem).
(Crashed) Slang for a sailor sleeping.
Motor vehicle crashes
(Crashing) Taking action to decrease the total project duration after analyzing a number of alternatives to determine how to get the maximum duration compression for the least cost.
(Crashing) A state of physical discomfort and depression caused by stopping speed use, especially after an extended period of use.
(Crashing) Shifting resources to reduce slack time so the critical path is as short as possible. Crashing always raises project costs and is typically disruptive – a project should be crashed with caution. ...
(Crashing) casting directly into thick vegetation mats or bushes with a forceful, short cast; typically, a heavy, bullet shaped weight is used to break through the cover and pull a worm or other soft plastic lure into the open water below the canopy
(Crashy) a cross between crazy and trashy. It is not considered good.
A hardware or software problem that causes information to be lost or the computer to malfunction. Sometimes a crash can cause permanent damage to a computer.
Coarse cloth embedded in the glue along the spine of a book to increase strength of binding. Also called gauze, mull and scrim.
A problem (often caused by a bug) that causes a program, or the entire operating system, to unexpectedly stop working.