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  • 1 Collapse! — Genres Puzzle Developers GameHouse Publishers GameHouse (RealNetworks) Platforms Windows, Mac OS X …

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  • 2 Collapse — Разрабо …

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  • 3 Collapse — Col*lapse , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Collapsed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Collapsing}] [L. collapsus, p. p. of collabi to collapse; col + labi to fall, slide. See {Lapse}.] 1. To fall together suddenly, as the sides of a hollow vessel; to close by falling or …

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  • 4 Collapse — Pays d’origine  France Genre musical Metal industriel Années d activité 1994 – Aujourd hui Labels …

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  • 5 collapse — ● collapse nom masculin (anglais collapse, affaissement) Dommage susceptible de survenir au cours du séchage artificiel du bois, se traduisant par des affaissements et des déformations internes …

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  • 6 collapse — [n] downfall, breakdown bankruptcy, basket case*, cataclysm, catastrophe, cave in, conk out*, crackup*, crash, debacle, destruction, disintegration, disorganization, disruption, exhaustion, failure, faint, flop, prostration, ruination, ruining,… …

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  • 7 collapse — [kə laps′] vi. collapsed, collapsing [< L collapsus, pp. of collabi < com , together + labi, to fall: see LAP1] 1. to fall down or fall to pieces, as when supports or sides fail to hold; cave in; shrink together suddenly 2. to break down… …

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  • 8 Collapse — Col*lapse , n. 1. A falling together suddenly, as of the sides of a hollow vessel. [1913 Webster] 2. A sudden and complete failure; an utter failure of any kind; a breakdown. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] 3. (Med.) Extreme depression or sudden failing …

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  • 9 collapse — index catastrophe, debacle, decline, defeat, destruction, deteriorate, detriment, disaster, disease …

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  • 10 collapse — (v.) 1732, from L. collapsus, pp. of collabi fall together, from com together (see COM (Cf. com )) + labi to fall, slip (see LAPSE (Cf. lapse)). The adj. collapsed is attested from c.1600, from L. collapsus, and perhaps this suggested a verb. R …

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  • 11 collapse — ► VERB 1) suddenly fall down or give way. 2) (of a person) fall down as a result of physical breakdown. 3) fail suddenly and completely. ► NOUN 1) an instance of a structure collapsing. 2) a sudden failure or breakdown. ORIGIN …

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  • 12 Collapse — To see how to collapse on Wikipedia, see Help:Collapsing To see how not to collapse on Wikipedia, see WP:WIKIBREAK Contents 1 Entertainment 1.1 Bands …

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  • 13 collapse — col|lapse1 S3 [kəˈlæps] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(structure)¦ 2¦(illness/injury)¦ 3¦(fail)¦ 4¦(prices)¦ 5¦(sit/lie)¦ 6¦(fold something smaller)¦ 7¦(medical)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1700 1800; : Latin; Origin: collapsus, past participle of collabi, from com ( …

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  • 14 collapse — ▪ I. collapse col‧lapse 1 [kəˈlæps] verb [intransitive] if a company, organization, or system collapses, it suddenly fails or becomes too weak to continue: • We did not want existing company pension schemes to collapse.   [m0] ▪ II. collapse… …

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  • 15 collapse — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 building, etc. suddenly falling ADJECTIVE ▪ sudden ▪ the sudden collapse of the bridge PHRASES ▪ be in danger of collapse 2 medical condition ADJECTIVE …

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  • 16 collapse — I n. 1) (an) economic collapse 2) an emotional, mental collapse 3) a total collapse (he was in a state of total collapse) II v. 1) (d; intr.) to collapse from, with (to collapse from exhaustion) 2) (d; intr.) to collapse under (the weight of… …

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  • 17 collapse */*/ — I UK [kəˈlæps] / US verb Word forms collapse : present tense I/you/we/they collapse he/she/it collapses present participle collapsing past tense collapsed past participle collapsed 1) [intransitive] if a building or other structure collapses, it… …

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  • 18 collapse — col|lapse1 [ kə læps ] verb ** ▸ 1 fall down suddenly ▸ 2 fail or stop existing ▸ 3 fall because sick/tired ▸ 4 be folded/taken apart ▸ 5 (make) lose air inside ▸ 6 start laughing 1. ) intransitive if a building or other structure collapses, it… …

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  • 19 collapse — [[t]kəlæ̱ps[/t]] ♦♦ collapses, collapsing, collapsed 1) VERB If a building or other structure collapses, it falls down very suddenly. A section of the Bay Bridge had collapsed... The roof collapsed in a roar of rock and rubble... [V ing] Most of… …

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  • 20 collapse — 01. The student [collapsed] in the hallway and had to be taken to the nurse s office. 02. The seating in the gymnasium [collapsed] during the basketball game because the students were jumping up and down on it. 03. Firefighters had to abandon… …

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