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noun crawl pronunciation in British English /krɔːl/
  1. 1
    [singular] a very slow speed at which a vehicle moves forwards

    The traffic had slowed to a crawl.

  2. 2
    [uncountable] a fast style of swimming in which you lie on your front and move one arm over your head and then the other while kicking your legs


to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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