Definitions for "Collapse"
Collapse refers to the flattening or buckling of wood cells during drying, resulting in excessive and/or uneven shrinkage and a corrugated surface. Collapse may also be referred to as washboarding or crimping.
The flattening of single cells or rows of cells during the drying or pressure treatment of wood. Often characterised by a caved-in or corrugated ("washboarded") appearance of the wood surface.
Literally, to cave in or give way. See Blasting and Explosion Exclusion for information on how the coverage is handled under a Liability policy.
Keywords:  broke, suddenly, fall, ice, crimbled
To fall together suddenly, as the sides of a hollow vessel; to close by falling or shrinking together; to have the sides or parts of (a thing) fall in together, or be crushed in together; as, a flue in the boiler of a steam engine sometimes collapses.
To fail suddenly and completely, like something hollow when subject to too much pressure; to undergo a collapse; as, Maximilian's government collapsed soon after the French army left Mexico; many financial projects collapse after attaining some success and importance.
A falling together suddenly, as of the sides of a hollow vessel.
Keywords:  selenium, jaundice, lethal
Lethal Selenium
Jaundice Selenium
A sudden and complete failure; an utter failure of any kind; a breakdown.
Extreme depression or sudden failing of all the vital powers, as the result of disease, injury, or nervous disturbance.
A sudden, dramatic drop in economic activity, market prices, or a company's condition. see also panic, downturn, crash, recession, depression.
Keywords:  arrow, hide, tension, nautilus, outline
To hide additional slide information in Outline view by double-clicking the slide icon to the left of the desired slide heading.
To hide the nested folders in a branch of the folder tree.
Definition: To close an open item in a tree structure. The Tree tabbed pane in the Nautilus file manager is a tree structure. To collapse a folder in the Tree tabbed pane, click on the arrow next to the folder. Usage: Normal text rules. Example: You can expand and collapse the folders in the Tree tabbed pane.
Keywords:  improbability
an improbability
Keywords:  medicament, superoxides
Medicament Superoxides
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Keywords:  nystagmus, thyroxine
Nystagmus Thyroxine
a complex fold in which a grid of previously established intersecting creases are used simultaneously.
fold or close up; "fold up your umbrella"; "collapse the music stand"
When a series of pre-creases are in place, you can collapse the paper into a new arrangement of layers
Keywords:  misc, demolition, implicitly, dat, ind
An inward structural failure of a filter element which can occur due to abnormally high pressure drop (differential pressure) or resistance to flow. ( 395)
Critical failure of a pipeline when its structural fabric disintegrates.
an abrupt failure of function or health
The phenomena of an inflated wing losing sufficient internal pressure to maintain its rigidity and subsequently deforming from the appropriate airfoil shape.
Collapse pressure Common mode
a term used to indicate the closing of the inside diameter of the hose due to kinking, vacuum, or other form of abuse.
Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed is a 2005 English-language book by Jared M. Diamond, professor of geography at University of California, Los Angeles . The broad premise of Diamond's book is that it deals with "societal collapses involving an environmental component, and in some cases also contributions of climate change, hostile neighbors, and trade partners, plus questions of societal responses" (p. 15).
Keywords:  metabolite, somatic
Metabolite Somatic
Keywords:  myocardium, tolerance
Myocardium Tolerance
Keywords:  retrograde, ligament
Ligament Retrograde
Keywords:  deus, sequel, plots, invisible, war
The Collapse (known as an ending of the first game as the New Dark Age) is a major event in the plots of the computer game Deus Ex and its sequel Deus Ex: Invisible War.
Keywords:  asl, browser
ASL Browser
The drop of a gypsy moth caterpillar population to extremely low levels in a particular area.
suffer a nervous breakdown
v.i. for several batsmen on the batting side to get out in quick succession. The middle order collapsed. the event of several batsmen getting out in quick succession. The side was going well until they suffered a collapse.
Keywords:  synovial, membrane
Membrane Synovial
From XML Schema Part 2: Datatypes ( 2001-05-02) After the processing implied by replace, contiguous sequences of #x20's are collapsed to a single #x20, and leading and trailing #x20's are removed.
An infinite sequence of complexity classes collapses if all but finitely many of them are actually equal to each other.
Keywords:  lupus, systemic
Lupus Systemic
A DiskSuite Tool command that decreases (minimizes) the size of DiskSuite objects, as shown on the canvas.
Keywords:  steroid, intestines
Intestines Steroid
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Keywords:  dream, sellers, short
a short sellers dream
A property insurance peril, subject to its own specific agreement in property policies, which otherwise insure on an open perils basis.
Keywords:  sensitization
lose significance, effectiveness, or value; "The school system is collapsing"; "The stock market collapsed"
Keywords:  posts, main, subject, title, allows
allows you to see only main posts by subject title only.
Keywords:  walls, contraction, container
Contraction of the walls of a container.
Keywords:  origins