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Main Entry: 1crash
Pronunciation: primarystresskrash
Function: verb
Etymology: Middle English crasschen "crash"
1 a : to break with violence and much noise : SMASH b : to damage (an airplane) in landing
2 a : to make or cause to make a loud noise <crash cymbals together> <waves crashing on the shore> b : to move or force a way roughly or with loud crashing noises <we went crashing through the underbrush>
3 : to enter or attend without an invitation or without paying <crash a party> <tried to crash the gates>
4 : to go bad or go out of order suddenly <the computer system crashed>
5 slang : to go to bed or fall asleep; also : to stay for a short time <crashing with friends for the week>
- crash·er noun

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