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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To crash (an airplane, for example).
  • transitive verb To damage by colliding with (a car, for example).
  • transitive verb To bomb from the air.

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  • noun dated, military slang A bombing raid.
  • noun slang, dated An aeroplane crash.
  • noun UK, informal An accident involving a motor vehicle, typically minor and without casualties.
  • noun US, slang Crack cocaine.
  • noun architecture A type of tower or spire featured in some Buddhist temples of Thailand and Cambodia.
  • verb slang, dated To crash an aeroplane.
  • verb intransitive, UK, informal To crash; to have an accident while controlling a vehicle.
  • verb transitive, UK, informal To damage (the vehicle one is driving) in an accident; to have a minor collision with (another motor vehicle).

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  • verb crash
  • noun a crash involving a car or plane

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Imitative.]

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