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noun [countable] American English pronunciation: crash /kræʃ/ 
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  1. 1
    Sound effect: crash an accident that happens when a moving vehicle hits something, causing damage
    in a crash:

    He was seriously injured in the crash.

    a plane/car/train crash:

    It was the worst train crash in thirty years.

    a head-on crash (=between two vehicles that are moving towards each other):

    a head-on crash between a car and a truck

  2. 3
    a loud noise like the sound of two hard things hitting each other and breaking

    There was a loud crash from the kitchen.

    the crash of the waves against the rocks

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