Associations to the word «Avalanche»


AVALANCHE, noun. A large mass or body of snow and ice sliding swiftly down a mountain side, or falling down a precipice.
AVALANCHE, noun. A fall of earth, rocks, etc., similar to that of an avalanche of snow or ice.
AVALANCHE, noun. A sudden, great, or irresistible descent or influx of anything.
AVALANCHE, noun. Anything like an avalanche in suddenness and overwhelming quantity (like a barrage, blitz, etc).
AVALANCHE, verb. (intransitive) To descend like an avalanche.
AVALANCHE, verb. (transitive) To come down upon; to overwhelm.
AVALANCHE EFFECT, noun. (cryptography) A property of some cipher systems in which a small change in the input results in a very large change in the output
AVALANCHE EFFECT, noun. (physics) The rapid increase in the number of free electrons in a gas subjected to a strong electric field

Dictionary definition

AVALANCHE, noun. A slide of large masses of snow and ice and mud down a mountain.
AVALANCHE, noun. A sudden appearance of an overwhelming number of things; "the program brought an avalanche of mail".
AVALANCHE, verb. Gather into a huge mass and roll down a mountain, of snow.

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