verb (used with object)
to (an aircraft), under circumstances in which a normal is impossible, in such a way that damage to the aircraft is unavoidable.
verb (used without object)
to crash-land an aircraft.
to land (an aircraft) in an emergency causing damage or (of an aircraft) to land in this way
noun 1. Slang. a place to sleep or live temporarily and at no cost. 2. padding inside cars, tanks, or the like, for protecting passengers in the event of an accident, sudden stop, etc. noun 1. (slang) a place to sleep or live temporarily noun phrase A place to sleep or live for a day […]
noun 1. a plan of action entailing rapid and intensive production, growth, or the like, undertaken to meet a deadline or solve a pressing problem: a crash program to develop a new fighter plane. noun phrase An intense and extraordinary effort to a specific end: Getting the refugees housed needed a crash program [1940s+; fr […]
[krash-proof] /ˈkræʃˌpruf/ adjective 1. (of a vehicle) resistant to damage and as safe as possible for the occupants in the event of a . 2. that cannot be smashed or broken.
- Crash team
noun 1. a medical team with special equipment able to be mobilized quickly to treat cardiac arrest