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  1. avalanche

    • IPA[ˈavəˌlan(t)SH]

    美式

    • n.
      a mass of snow, ice, and rocks falling rapidly down a mountainside;a large mass of any material moving rapidly downhill
    • v.
      (of a mass of snow, ice, and rocks) descend rapidly down a mountainside.;engulf or carry off by an avalanche
    • verb: avalanche, 3rd person present: avalanches, gerund or present participle: avalanching, past tense: avalanched, past participle: avalanched

    • noun: avalanche, plural noun: avalanches

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    • 1. (of a mass of snow, ice, and rocks) descend rapidly down a mountainside.
    • engulf or carry off by an avalanche the climbers were avalanched down the south face of the mountain
    • 2. undergo a rapid increase in conductivity due to an avalanche process.
    • n.
      an avalanche formed by a sheet of snow breaking loose.

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      an avalanche formed by a sheet of snow breaking along a fracture line.

    Oxford Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˈavəlɑːn(t)ʃ]

    英式

    • n.
      a mass of snow, ice, and rocks falling rapidly down a mountainside: he was swept to his death by an avalanche in 1988
    • v.
      (of a mass of snow, ice, etc.) descend rapidly down a mountainside.

    Oxford Dictionary