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English definition of “crash”

crash

noun [C] (FAILURE)    /kræʃ/
C1 a sudden large fall in the value of a country's businesses : They lost a lot of money in the Stock Market crash.Financial investments and the stock marketFailuresAccidents and disastersHigher and lower points of achievement a situation when a computer or system suddenly stops operating : a computer crashComputer concepts
(Definition of crash noun (FAILURE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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