a central facility, telephone answering service, etc., where people may obtain informed help or advice in a personal crisis.
an office, building, agency, etc., serving as a central point for receiving information and coordinating action during a disaster or emergency.
crisis center n.
A center staffed especially by volunteers who give support and advice to people experiencing personal crises.
noun 1. the techniques used, as by an employer or government, to avert or deal with strikes, riots, violence, or other crisis situations. noun the act or practice of dealing with a crisis when it develops; an attempt to limit the impact of an unforeseen problem
- Crisis software
A small UK company producing software for the Acorn Archimedes range of computers. (http://dcs.warwick.ac.uk/~phid/Crisis/). (1994-11-10)
noun 1. a neoorthodox theology, advocated by Karl Barth and others, emphasizing the absolute necessity of faith and divine revelation in transcending the personal crisis, common to all humankind, that arises from the contradictions inherent in human nature and in the social order.
[krisp] /krɪsp/ adjective, crisper, crispest. 1. (especially of food) hard but easily breakable; brittle: crisp toast. 2. (especially of food) firm and fresh; not soft or wilted: a crisp leaf of lettuce. 3. brisk; sharp; clear; decided: a crisp reply. 4. lively; pithy; sparkling: crisp repartee. 5. clean-cut, neat, and well-pressed; well-groomed. 6. bracing; invigorating: […]