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Turkish translation of “meltdown”

meltdown

noun [C, U]
 
 
/ˈmeltdaʊn/
FAILURE informal a situation of complete failure and no control
başarısızlık, kontrolden çıkma
economic meltdown Accidents and disastersDifficult situations and unpleasant experiencesFailuresFailuresAccidents and disastersHigher and lower points of achievement
NUCLEAR POWER a serious accident in which nuclear fuel melts through its container and escapes into the environment
nükleer sızıntı
Energy, force and powerPower and intensityAccidents and disastersDifficult situations and unpleasant experiencesFailuresEnvironmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectors
(Definition of meltdown from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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