crash pad
noun Date: 1939 1. protective padding (as on the inside of an automobile or a tank) 2. a place to stay temporarily

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  • Crash Pad — Un grimpeur de bloc et son crash pad lui permettant d amortir sa chute. Site de Saint Just, Cantal, France. Un matelas de bloc ou crash pad est un petit matelas portable utilisé pour améliorer sa sécurité lors de l escalade sur bloc. Il permet d… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Crash pad — may also refer to: Bouldering mat, Crash pad, a small foam pad used for protection when bouldering Punk house, Crash pad, a type of squat popularised by the hippie and punk subcultures A crashpad is a location used by airline flight crews for… …   Wikipedia

  • crash pad — crash′ pad n. 1) cvb sts Slang. a free place to sleep or live temporarily 2) padding inside a vehicle for protecting passengers • Etymology: 1935–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • crash pad — ☆ crash pad n. Slang a place to live or sleep temporarily …   English World dictionary

  • Crash pad — Un grimpeur de bloc et son crash pad lui permettant d amortir sa chute. Site de Saint Just, Cantal, France. Un matelas de bloc ou crash pad est un petit matelas portable utilisé pour améliorer sa sécurité lors de l escalade de bloc. Il permet d… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • crash pad — I. noun : padding (as on the inside of a tank or car) to protect the occupants form injury in the event of an accident or sudden jolt II. noun : a place where free temporary lodging is available * * * 1. Slang. a place to sleep or live… …   Useful english dictionary

  • crash pad — n. a place to stay the night on short notice. □ I’ve got a crash pad in the city for emergencies like this. □ I gotta find a crash pad for tonight …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • Crash pad — Boulderer mit Crashpads Eine Bouldermatte, auch Crashpad (englisch für Sturzpolster) ist eine dick gepolsterte Matte, vergleichbar einer Weichturnmatte, die beim Bouldern (Klettern ohne Seil in geringer Höhe bzw. bis zur Absprunghöhe) benutzt… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • crash pad — 1. Slang. a place to sleep or live temporarily and at no cost. 2. padding inside cars, tanks, or the like, for protecting passengers in the event of an accident, sudden stop, etc. [1935 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • crash pad — noun informal a place to sleep, especially for emergency use …   English new terms dictionary

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