Brunet says that so far they have spoken to 80 witnesses and are poring over some video of the crash and its aftermath.
The upshot is to immerse oneself in a crash course on institutional racism and police brutality.
“crash the stock market and not be able to get it back up—see what happens,” he warns.
All were shocked to discover after the crash that Paul had been asked to drive at all.
Video replay of the crash shows Chilton weaving his way through an exploding tide of debris.
Well, the crash if it does not come to-day will come to-morrow.
I knew from the sound of the crash that she had stove a hole in her bow.
There comes a crash like unto that the end of the world is nigh!
There was an ominous pause, then a crash, shaking us all off our feet.
A crash program has been underway to bring electric power to every village, even in the remotest areas.
c.1400, crasschen "break in pieces;" with no identifiable ancestors or relatives it probably is imitative. Computing sense is 1973, which makes it one of the earliest computer jargon words. Meaning "break into a party, etc." is 1922. Slang meaning "to sleep" dates from 1943; especially from 1965. Related: Crashed; crashing.
1570s, from crash (v.); sense of "financial collapse" is from 1817, "collision" is from 1910; references to falling of airplanes are from World War I.
1. A sudden, usually drastic failure. Most often said of the system, especially of magnetic disk drives (the term originally described what happened when the air gap of a hard disk collapses). "Three lusers lost their files in last night's disk crash." A disk crash that involves the read/write heads dropping onto the surface of the disks and scraping off the oxide may also be referred to as a "head crash", whereas the term "system crash" usually, though not always, implies that the operating system or other software was at fault.
2. To fail suddenly. "Has the system just crashed?" "Something crashed the OS!" See down. Also used transitively to indicate the cause of the crash (usually a person or a program, or both). "Those idiots playing SPACEWAR crashed the system."