Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective broken into small fragments.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of crumble.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • In many ways, Regina is the perfect performer for the occassion: Russian-born, she was part of the large emigration of Russian Jews to Israel and the United States when the Iron Curtain crumbled in the late 80s.

    Regina Spektor! Free Concert on the National Mall, June 1 « The Blog at 16th and Q

  • It is supporters like these for a candidate like Clinton, which is why her campaign crumbled from the start.

    Analysis: Clinton scores a win, Obama nears finish line

  • These are rounder in shape, about 25% crumbled from the pellet form into loose salt, and very dirty (black specs/rocks in the pellets and loose in the crumbled salt.)

    Water Softener Salt

  • These are rounder in shape, about 25% crumbled from the pellet form into loose salt, and very dirty (black specs/rocks in the pellets and loose in the crumbled salt.)

    Water Softener Salt

  • These are rounder in shape, about 25% crumbled from the pellet form into loose salt, and very dirty (black specs/rocks in the pellets and loose in the crumbled salt.)

    Water Softener Salt

  • These are rounder in shape, about 25% crumbled from the pellet form into loose salt, and very dirty (black specs/rocks in the pellets and loose in the crumbled salt.)

    Water Softener Salt

  • These are rounder in shape, about 25% crumbled from the pellet form into loose salt, and very dirty (black specs/rocks in the pellets and loose in the crumbled salt.)

    Water Softener Salt

  • The British colonial government, in short, crumbled to nothing in the spring of

    The Wars Between England and America

  • The girl in white emerged and entered a slot, and suddenly, as she glanced away from the agent inspecting her visa toward where I stood, her expression crumbled a little.

    VQR

  • Well, hate to burst your History Channel bubble, but we lasted hundreds of years before we "crumbled" and even then, part of us continued for a whole millennium.

    John Marshall: An Open Letter From Ancient Rome

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