avalanche definition

  • noun:
    • A fall or fall of a large mass, since snow or stone, down a mountainside.
    • a huge or daunting quantity; a flood: received an avalanche of post.
    • a sizable size or body of snow and ice sliding swiftly down a mountain side, or dropping down a precipice.
    • A fall of planet, stones, etc., similar to that of an avalanche of snowfall or ice.
    • a-sudden, great, or irresistible descent or influx of everything.
    • such a thing like an avalanche in suddenness and overwhelming volume (like a barrage, blitz, etc).
    • a big size or body of snowfall and ice sliding swiftly down a mountain part, or falling down a precipice.
    • A fall of planet, rocks, etc., similar to that of an avalanche of snowfall or ice.
    • A sudden, great, or irresistible lineage or increase of everything.
    • The autumn or sliding down of scores of snowfall or ice from a mountain-slope.
    • Hence—2. Any such thing resembling an avalanche in suddenness and destructiveness: because, an avalanche of misfortunes.
    • a slide of large public of snowfall and ice and mud down a mountain
    • an abrupt appearance of an overwhelming quantity of things
    • A fall or slip of a large size, as of snow or stone, down a mountainside.
    • an enormous or daunting amount; a flood: received an avalanche of mail.
    • a big mass or human body of snow and ice sliding swiftly down a mountain side, or dropping down a precipice.
    • A fall of earth, rocks, etc., similar to that of an avalanche of snowfall or ice.
    • a-sudden, great, or irresistible lineage or increase of such a thing.
    • something like an avalanche in suddenness and daunting volume (like a barrage, blitz, etc).
    • A large mass or human anatomy of snowfall and ice sliding swiftly down a mountain side, or dropping down a precipice.
    • A fall of earth, rocks, etc., similar to that of an avalanche of snowfall or ice.
    • an abrupt, great, or irresistible descent or increase of any such thing.
    • The fall or sliding down of scores of snow or ice from a mountain-slope.
    • Hence—2. Something resembling an avalanche in suddenness and destructiveness: since, an avalanche of misfortunes.
    • a slide of huge masses of snow and ice and mud down a mountain
    • an abrupt appearance of an overwhelming wide range of things
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To fall or slip in an enormous or overwhelming quantity.
    • To fall or slide in a massive or overwhelming amount.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To overwhelm; inundate.
    • To overwhelm; inundate.
  • verb:
    • To descend like an avalanche.
    • ahead down upon; to overwhelm.
    • gather into an enormous size and roll down a mountain, of snow
    • To descend like an avalanche.
    • ahead down upon; to overwhelm.
    • collect into a huge size and roll down a mountain, of snow

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