mass avalanche


mass avalanche
грунтовая (основная) лавина

Англо-русский гидрогеологический словарь. — Ташкент. . 1979.

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  • Mass wasting — at Palo Duro Canyon, West Texas (2002) …   Wikipedia

  • Avalanche — Av a*lanche (?; 277), n. [F. avalanche, fr. avaler to descend, to let down, from aval down, downward; ? (L. ad) + val, L. vallis, valley. See {Valley}.] 1. A large mass or body of snow and ice sliding swiftly down a mountain side, or falling down …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • avalanche — [av′ə lanch΄] n. [Fr (altered after avaler, to descend) < lavanche < Prov lavanca < * lavenca, prob. a pre Roman word in a non IE language of N Italy] 1. a mass of loosened snow, earth, rocks, etc. suddenly and swiftly sliding down a… …   English World dictionary

  • avalanche — [n] falling large mass; sudden rush of large quantity barrage, deluge, flood, inundation, landslide, landslip, snowslide, torrent; concepts 509,524,787 …   New thesaurus

  • avalanche — ► NOUN 1) a mass of snow and ice falling rapidly down a mountainside. 2) an overwhelming deluge. ORIGIN French …   English terms dictionary

  • avalanche — /av euh lanch , lahnch /, n., v., avalanched, avalanching. n. 1. a large mass of snow, ice, etc., detached from a mountain slope and sliding or falling suddenly downward. 2. anything like an avalanche in suddenness and overwhelming quantity: an… …   Universalium

  • Avalanche — This article refers to the natural event. For other uses, see Avalanche (disambiguation) An avalanche is an abrupt and rapid flow of snow, often mixed with air and water, down a mountainside. Avalanches are among the biggest dangers in the… …   Wikipedia

  • mass movement — an organized effort by a large number of people, esp. those not forming part of the elite of a given society, to bring about pervasive changes in existing social, economic, or political institutions, frequently characterized by charismatic… …   Universalium

  • avalanche — av|a|lanche [ˈævəla:ntʃ US læntʃ] n [Date: 1700 1800; : French; Origin: French dialect lavantse, avalantse] 1.) a large mass of snow, ice, and rocks that falls down the side of a mountain ▪ Two skiers were killed in the avalanche. 2.) an… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • avalanche — [[t]æ̱vəlɑːntʃ, læntʃ[/t]] avalanches 1) N COUNT An avalanche is a large mass of snow that falls down the side of a mountain. 2) N SING: usu N of n You can refer to a very large quantity of things that all arrive or happen at the same time as an… …   English dictionary

  • avalanche — av•a•lanche [[t]ˈæv əˌlæntʃ, ˌlɑntʃ[/t]] n. v. lanched, lanch•ing 1) gel a mass of snow, ice, etc., detached from a mountain slope and sliding or falling suddenly downward 2) anything like an avalanche in suddenness and overwhelming quantity: an… …   From formal English to slang


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