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Bang vs. Crash

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Bangnoun

A sudden percussive noise.

‘When he struck it with a hammer, there was a loud bang.’;

Crashnoun

A sudden, intense, loud sound, as made for example by cymbals.

‘The piece ended in a crescendo, building up to a crash of cymbals.’; ‘After the lightning came the crash of thunder.’;

Bangnoun

A strike upon an object causing such a noise.

Crashnoun

An automobile, airplane, or other vehicle accident.

‘She broke two bones in her body in a car crash.’; ‘Nobody survived the plane crash’;

Bangnoun

An explosion.

Crashnoun

(computing) A malfunction of computer software or hardware which causes it to shut down or become partially or totally inoperable.

‘My computer had a crash so I had to reboot it.’;

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Bangnoun

syn of bangs: hair hanging over the forehead, especially a hairstyle with such hair cut straight across.

‘Tiffany has long hair and bangs.’;

Crashnoun

A sudden large decline of business or the prices of stocks (especially one that causes additional failures)

‘the stock market crash’;

Bangnoun

(US) The symbol !, known as an exclamation point.

‘An bang path.’;

Crashnoun

A comedown of a drug.

Bangnoun

(mathematics) A factorial, in mathematics, because the factorial of n is often written as n!

Crashnoun

A group of rhinoceroses.

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Bangnoun

An act of sexual intercourse.

Crashnoun

dysphoria

Bangnoun

An offbeat figure typical of reggae songs and played on guitar and piano.

Crashnoun

(fibre) A type of rough linen.

Bangnoun

An explosive product.

‘Load the bang into the hole.’;

Crashadjective

Quick, fast, intensive, impromptu.

‘crash course’; ‘crash diet’;

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Bangnoun

An abrupt left turn.

Crashverb

(transitive) To collide with something destructively, fall or come down violently.

Bangverb

(intransitive) To make sudden loud noises, and often repeatedly, especially by exploding or hitting something.

‘The fireworks banged away all through the night.’; ‘Stop banging on the door. I heard you the first time!’; ‘My head was banging after drinking all night at the concert.’;

Crashverb

(transitive) To severely damage or destroy something by causing it to collide with something else.

‘I'm sorry for crashing the bike into a wall. I'll pay for repairs.’;

Bangverb

(ambitransitive) To hit hard.

‘He banged the door shut.’; ‘David and Mary banged into each other.’;

Crashverb

(via gatecrash) To attend a social event without invitation, usually with unfavorable intentions.

‘We weren't invited to the party so we decided to crash it.’;

Bangverb

To engage in sexual intercourse.

‘We can hear the couple banging upstairs.’;

Crashverb

To accelerate a project or a task or its schedule by devoting more resources to it.

Bangverb

(with "in") To hammer or to hit anything hard.

‘Hold the picture while I bang in this nail.’;

Crashverb

To make or experience informal temporary living arrangements, especially overnight.

‘Hey dude, can I crash at your pad?’;

Bangverb

(transitive) To cut squarely across, as the tail of a horse, or a person's forelock; to cut (the hair).

Crashverb

(slang) To give, as a favor.

Bangadverb

Right, directly.

‘The passenger door was bang against the garage wall.’;

Crashverb

(slang) To lie down for a long rest, sleep or nap, as from tiredness or exhaustion.

Bangadverb

Precisely.

‘He arrived bang on time.’;

Crashverb

To terminate extraordinarily.

‘If the system crashes again, we'll have it fixed in the computer shop.’;

Bangadverb

With a sudden impact.

‘Distracted, he ran bang into the opening door.’;

Crashverb

To cause to terminate extraordinarily.

‘Double-clicking this icon crashes the desktop.’;

Banginterjection

A sudden percussive sound

‘He pointed his finger at her like a gun and said, "Bang!"’;

Crashverb

(intransitive) To experience a period of depression and/or lethargy after a period of euphoria, as after the euphoric effect of a psychotropic drug has dissipated.

Bangverb

To beat, as with a club or cudgel; to treat with violence; to handle roughly.

‘The desperate tempest hath so banged the Turks.’;

Crashverb

(transitive) To hit or strike with force

Bangverb

To beat or thump, or to cause (something) to hit or strike against another object, in such a way as to make a loud noise; as, to bang a drum or a piano; to bang a door (against the doorpost or casing) in shutting it.

Crashverb

To take a sudden and severe turn for the worse; to rapidly deteriorate.

Bangverb

To have sexual intercourse with; to fuck; - usually used with the male as a subject. Considered vulgar or obscene.

Crashverb

To make a sudden loud noise.

‘Thunder crashed directly overhead.’;

Bangverb

To make a loud noise, as if with a blow or succession of blows; as, the window blind banged and waked me; he was banging on the piano.

Crashverb

To break in pieces violently; to dash together with noise and violence.

‘He shakt his head, and crasht his teeth for ire.’;

Bangverb

To have sexual intercourse; to fuck. Considered vulgar and obscene.

Crashverb

To make a loud, clattering sound, as of many things falling and breaking at once; to break in pieces with a harsh noise.

‘Roofs were blazing and walls crashing in every part of the city.’;

Bangverb

To cut squarely across, as the tail of a horse, or the forelock of human beings; to cut (the hair).

‘His hair banged even with his eyebrows.’;

Crashverb

To break with violence and noise; as, the chimney in falling crashed through the roof.

Bangnoun

A blow as with a club; a heavy blow.

‘Many a stiff thwack, many a bang.’;

Crashnoun

A loud, sudden, confused sound, as of many things falling and breaking at once.

‘The wreck of matter and the crash of worlds.’;

Bangnoun

The loud sound produced by a sudden concussion or explosion.

Crashnoun

Ruin; failure; sudden breaking down, as of a business house or a commercial enterprise.

Bangnoun

A surge of pleasure; a thrill; - usually used in the phrase get a bang out of; as, I always get a bang out of watching an ice skater do a quadruple jump.

Crashnoun

Coarse, heavy, narrow linen cloth, used esp. for towels.

Bangnoun

An exclamation point; - used in verbal descriptions of text, in printing and in computer technology; as, his email address is tom bang stanford dot edu (i.e. tom!stanford.edu).

Crashnoun

a loud resonant repeating noise;

‘he could hear the clang of distant bells’;

Bangnoun

An instance of sexual intercourse; a fuck. Considered vulgar and obscene.

Crashnoun

a serious accident (usually involving one or more vehicles);

‘they are still investigating the crash of the TWA plane’;

Bangnoun

The short, front hair combed down over the forehead, esp. when cut squarely across; a false front of hair similarly worn; - usually used in the plural; as, her bangs came down almost to her eyes.

‘His hair cut in front like a young lady's bang.’;

Crashnoun

a sudden large decline of business or the prices of stocks (especially one that causes additional failures)

Bangnoun

See Bhang.

Crashnoun

the act of colliding with something;

‘his crash through the window’; ‘the fullback's smash into the defensive line’;

Bangnoun

a vigorous blow;

‘the sudden knock floored him’; ‘he took a bash right in his face’; ‘he got a bang on the head’;

Crashnoun

(computer science) an event that causes a computer system to become inoperative;

‘the crash occurred during a thunderstorm and the system has been down ever since’;

Bangnoun

a sudden very loud noise

Crashverb

fall or come down violently;

‘The branch crashed down on my car’; ‘The plane crashed in the sea’;

Bangnoun

a fringe of banged hair (cut short squarely across the forehead)

Crashverb

move with, or as if with, a crashing noise;

‘The car crashed through the glass door’;

Bangnoun

the swift release of a store of affective force;

‘they got a great bang out of it’; ‘what a boot!’; ‘he got a quick rush from injecting heroin’; ‘he does it for kicks’;

Crashverb

undergo damage or destruction on impact;

‘the plane crashed into the ocean’; ‘The car crashed into the lamp post’;

Bangnoun

a conspicuous success;

‘that song was his first hit and marked the beginning of his career’; ‘that new Broadway show is a real smasher’; ‘the party went with a bang’;

Crashverb

move violently as through a barrier;

‘The terrorists crashed the gate’;

Bangverb

strike violently;

‘slam the ball’;

Crashverb

break violently or noisily; smash;

Bangverb

to produce a sharp often metallic explosive or percussive sound;

‘One of them banged the sash of the window nearest my bed’;

Crashverb

occupy, usually uninvited;

‘My son's friends crashed our house last weekend’;

Bangverb

close violently;

‘He slammed the door shut’;

Crashverb

enter uninvited; informal;

‘let's crash the party!’;

Bangverb

move noisily;

‘The window banged shut’; ‘The old man banged around the house’;

Crashverb

cause to crash;

‘The terrorists crashed the car into the gate of the palace’;

Bangverb

have sexual intercourse with;

‘This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm’; ‘Adam knew Eve’; ‘Were you ever intimate with this man?’;

Crashverb

hurl or thrust violently;

‘He dashed the plate against the wall’; ‘Waves were dashing against the rock’;

Bangverb

leap, jerk, bang;

‘Bullets spanged into the trees’;

Crashverb

undergo a sudden and severe downturn;

‘the economy crashed’; ‘will the stock market crash again?’;

Bangadverb

directly;

‘he ran bang into the pole’; ‘ran slap into her’;

Crashverb

stop operating;

‘My computer crashed last night’; ‘The system goes down at least once a week’;

Crashverb

sleep in a convenient place;

‘You can crash here, though it's not very comfortable’;

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