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English definition of “crash”

crash

verb [I or T, usually + adv/prep] (MAKE A NOISE)    /kræʃ/
to hit something, often making a loud noise or causing damage: We could hear waves crashing on/against the shore. Suddenly, cymbals crashed and the orchestra began playing. A dog came crashing through the bushes. Without warning, the tree crashed through the roof.Hitting against objects accidentally and collidingSounds made by objects, movement or impact
(Definition of crash verb (MAKE A NOISE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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