from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Total; absolute: a crashing bore.
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- v. Present participle of crash.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The noise of many things falling and breaking at once.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. informal intensifiers
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The bigger news is that UARS is sauntering along as if it really doesn't want to crash in time for the final edition of the paper this adds new meaning to the phrase "crashing on deadline."
Under Mr. Scheepbouwer, KPN 's share price recovered from € 2 ($2.80) in September 2001 to € 11.5 now, after crashing from a high of € 70 when the Internet bubble burst in 2000.
On the hunt for some more meth or crashing from a 10 day binge?
The emerging thaw sent sheets of ice crashing from the roof of the solitary log cabin.
If the GOP elevates her to the top of the '12 candidates she'll bring the party down in crashing ruin.
Which will leave me to here comes santa claus all alone in crashing brass.
The center of the floor is brightly lit and covered with a white flooring where the performance takes place with minimal props, including only a few chairs, and at one unexpected moment a table that comes crashing from the rafters, splitting in two.
The bot attacked by signing up new members, and after about 10,000 of them, he succeeded in crashing the server.
So, an alleged prowler puts a whole new spin on the phrase crashing on the couch.
The sound of waves crashing is superb and some tremendous sunsets can be seen.
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