Origin of avalanche
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH avalancheavalanche , landslide
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How to use avalanche in a sentence
Now I take 45 minutes for coffee and a little breakfast, check the avalanche report, and I’m out the door.
No one wants to be caught under a snack or linen avalanche every time they open their pantry.The best bins and baskets to keep your pantry perfectly organized|PopSci Commerce Team|October 13, 2020|Popular-Science
These days, when something important or “newsy” happens, there’s an avalanche of content online that overwhelms people and leaves them less certain of what’s happening than before.Our misinformation problem is about to get much, much worse|Sean Illing|October 6, 2020|Vox
After the Thomas Fire burned across hills around the town, rain led to a kind of muddy avalanche so powerful it carried entire boulders.California wildfires may give way to massive mudslides|Ula Chrobak|September 17, 2020|Popular-Science
After staff and guests are cut off from all access to the outside world by a devastating avalanche, resentments are laid bare as the corporate food chain unravels and office politics take a deadly turn.
And Duke was a closet Nazi getting exposed by an avalanche of reporting.
Horst Ulrich, a 72-year-old German on a trek with a group of friends, watched four Nepali guides swept away by an avalanche.
It was an avalanche in lower Manhattan, reaching 2.4 on the Richter scale.
And after enough snowflakes of conflict comes the avalanche.
Many of the other Nepali Sherpas working on the mountain witnessed the avalanche as it covered their friends and fellow workers.
However that may be, they were overtaken by an avalanche, the mother was buried beneath it, and the child saw her no more.Stories about Animals: with Pictures to Match|Francis C. Woodworth
When we cut out the foundation—they're afraid that the vibration will loosen the rest and start an avalanche.The White Desert|Courtney Ryley Cooper
Sheppy was coming around the corner of the granary in his most sedate manner, when the pop-eyed avalanche almost stepped on him.The Red Cow and Her Friends|Peter McArthur
One man of our acquaintance was caught by a descending avalanche and swept down the hill by the moving mass.
At one particular place an enormous avalanche is an annual event, owing to the peculiar configuration of the gorges.
British Dictionary definitions for avalanche
- a fall of large masses of snow and ice down a mountain
- a fall of rocks, sand, etc