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crash-land

[ krash-land ]
/ ˈkræʃˈlænd /
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verb (used with object)
to land (an aircraft), under circumstances in which a normal landing is impossible, in such a way that damage to the aircraft is unavoidable.
verb (used without object)
to crash-land an aircraft.
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Origin of crash-land

First recorded in 1940–45; crash1 + land

OTHER WORDS FROM crash-land

crash-landing, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for crash-land

crash-land

verb
to land (an aircraft) in an emergency causing damage or (of an aircraft) to land in this way

Derived forms of crash-land

crash-landing, noun
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