Translation for 'to collapse' from English to Russian
VERB   to collapse | collapsed | collapsed
collapsing | collapses
SYNO collapse | crash | flop | ...
упасть в обморокto collapse
обрушиться [сов.] [рухнуть]to collapse
рушиться [несов.]to collapse [building, system, plans]
провалиться [обрушиться] [сов.]to collapse [of a building etc.]
unverified обва́л {м}collapse
гравитационный коллапс {м}
gravitational collapse
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Usage Examples English
  • According to former Iraqi general Ra'ad al-Hamdani, the Iraqis believed that in addition to the Arab revolts, the Revolutionary Guards would be drawn out of Tehran, leading to a counter-revolution in Iran that would cause Khomeini's government to collapse and thus ensure Iraqi victory.
  • Granville is also the location of the Granville railway disaster, which occurred on 18 January 1977 when a commuter train derailed just before the Bold Street overpass and hit the stanchion, causing the bridge to collapse.
  • The damage done to the Pentagon caused a portion of the building to collapse within about half-an-hour of the impact.
  • story of creation" if it is not to collapse into "total chaos".
  • Dictatorships that fail to repress the opposition are susceptible to collapse through a coup or a revolution.

  • Thornton writes that in 1737, Dahomey used scale ladders against the Dutch fort in Keta simultaneously as its sappers built a tunnel under the fort's bastion causing it to collapse when its defenders fired an artillery round within the bastion.
  • A 2006 study reported in the "British Medical Journal" found that learning and practising the didgeridoo helped reduce snoring and obstructive sleep apnea by strengthening muscles in the upper airway, thus reducing their tendency to collapse during sleep.
  • Also, the Chernobyl disaster in 1986 added motive force to Gorbachev's glasnost and perestroika reforms, which eventually spiraled out of control and caused the Soviet system to collapse.
  • The cavities are influenced by the very slow flow of the ice, which tends to collapse the caves again.
  • New York's financial and business community knew that if the city's credit were to collapse, it could potentially bring down every bank in the city with it.

  • The schemes began to collapse in late 1996, leading many of the investors to join initially peaceful protests against the government, requesting their money back.
  • This causes the electromagnetic field in the primary coil to collapse rapidly.
  • A common convention for child windows in IDE-style applications is the ability to collapse child windows, either when inactive, or when specified by the user.
  • These clumps are the beginning of star formation if gravitational forces are sufficient to cause the dust and gas to collapse.
  • It is possible for an entire large sand pile to reach a point where it is stable, but the addition of a single grain causes large parts of it to collapse.

  • The failure of the merger talks caused Lucent's share price to collapse, and by October 2002 the stock price had bottomed at 55 cents per share.
  • They also showed that P = BPP if the exponential-time hierarchy, which is defined in terms of the polynomial hierarchy and E as EPH, collapses to E; however, note that the exponential-time hierarchy is usually conjectured "not" to collapse.
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Contains translations by TU Chemnitz and Mr Honey's Business Dictionary (German-English only).
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