collapse

  1. an abrupt failure of function or health
  2. a mishap caused by something suddenly falling down or caving in
  3. the act of throwing yourself down
  4. a sudden large decline of business or the prices of stocks (especially one that causes additional failures)

collapse

cause to fall down

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Collapse

a complex fold in which a grid of previously established intersecting creases are used simultaneously.

collapse

[Verb] To fall down.
Example: The Leaning Tower of Pisa looks as if it's going to collapse.
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collapse

[n] - an abrupt failure of function or health 2. [n] - a mishap caused by something suddenly falling down or caving in 3. [v] - fold or close up, as of an umbrella or a music stand 4. [v] - cause to burst 5. [v] - break down, literally or metaphorically 6. [v] - lose significance, effectiveness, or value
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Collapse

Col·lapse' intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Collapsed ; present participle & verbal noun Collapsing ] [ Latin collapsus , past participle of collabi to collapse; col- + labi to fall, slide. Se...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/C/108

Collapse

Col·lapse' noun 1. A falling together suddenly, as of the sides of a hollow vessel. 2. A sudden and complete failure; an utter failure of any kind; a breakdown. [ Colloq.] 3. (Medicine) Extreme depression or sudden failing of all the vital powers, as the result of diseas...
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collapse

1. A state of extreme prostration and depression, with failure of circulation. ... 2. Abnormal falling in of the walls of any part of organ. ... Origin: L. Collapsus ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973

collapse

noun a mishap caused by something suddenly falling down or caving in
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collapse

fall in verb break down, literally or metaphorically; `The wall collapsed`; `The business collapsed`; `The dam broke`; `The roof collapsed`; `The wall gave in`; `The roof finally gave under the weight of the ice`
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collapse

verb lose significance, effectiveness, or value; `The school system is collapsing`; `The stock market collapsed`
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collapse

(kә-laps´) a state of extreme prostration and depression, with failure of circulation. abnormal falling in of the walls of a part or organ. circulatory collapse shock (def. 2).
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001

Collapse

• (v. i.) To fall together suddenly, as the sides of a hollow vessel; to close by falling or shrinking together; to have the sides or parts of (a thing) fall in together, or be crushed in together; as, a flue in the boiler of a steam engine sometimes collapses. • (n.) A sudden and complete failure; an utter failure of any kind; a breakdow...
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collapse

(L. collapsus) 1. a state of extreme prostration and depression, with failure of circulation. 2. abnormal falling in of the walls of any part of organ.
Found on http://users.ugent.be/~rvdstich/eugloss/DIC/dictio18.html

collapse

collapse, collapsed, collapsing, collapses 1. To fall down or inward suddenly; to cave in. 2. To break down suddenly in strength or health and cease to function; such as, a patient who collapsed as she was walking. 3. To fold compactly;for example, temporary fencing that collapses. 4. The act of falling down or inward, as from a loss of supports...
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Collapse

[2008 video game] Collapse (Kолапс, also known as Collapse: Devastated World) is an action game released in 2008 for Microsoft Windows. It was developed by Creoteam, a company based in Ukraine. The game is notable for combining Quick Time Events and sword battles similar to God of War series, third-person shooting, and a setting simila...
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collapse

Type: Term Pronunciation: kō-laps′ Definitions: 1. A condition of extreme prostration, similar or identical to hypovolemic shock and due to the same causes. 2. A state of profound physical depression. 3. A falling together of the walls of a structure. 4. The failure of a physiologic system. 5. The falling away of an organ from its surrou...
Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=18888

Collapse

[topology] A simplicial complex that has a sequence of collapses leading to a point is called collapsible. Every collapsible complex is contractible, but the converse is not true. This definition can be extended to CW-complexes and is the basis for the concept of simple-homotopy equivalence. == Examples== ...
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Collapse

[game] === May 2 === ==== Category:Regional Airline Association ==== ---- ==== Category:Jat people tribes ==== ---- ==== Category:Lists of ambiguous human names ==== ---- ==== Category:Ship disambiguation ==== ---- ==== Category:Westchester County New York, legislators ==== ---- ==== Category:Stradivarii ==== ---- ==== Category:WikiProject ...
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Collapse

[journal] Collapse is an independent, non-affiliated journal of philosophical research and development published in the United Kingdom by Urbanomic. It was founded in 2006 by Robin Mackay. It features speculative work in progress by contemporary philosophers, along with contributions from artists, scientists and other writers outside of phi...
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collapse

The flattening of single cells or rows of cells during the drying or pressure treatment of wood. Often characterised by a caved-in or corrugated ('washboarded') appearance of the wood surface
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21113

collapse

fall down
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Collapse

[medical] Collapse is a sudden and often unannounced loss of postural tone (going weak), often but not necessarily accompanied by loss of consciousness. If the episode was accompanied by a loss of consciousness, the term syncope is used. The main causes are cardiac (e.g. due to irregular heart beat, low blood pressure), seizures or a psycho...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Collapse_(medical)

Collapse

the loss of several wickets in a short space of time.
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_cricket_terms
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