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Definition of Avalanche

Avalanche
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 a precipice. 2. A fall of earth, rocks, etc., similar to that of an avalanche of snow or ice. 3. A sudden, great, or irresistible descent or influx of anything.

Meaning of Avalanche from wikipedia

- An avalanche (also called a snowslide) is an event that occurs when a cohesive slab of snow lying upon a weaker layer of snow fractures and slides down...
- Avalanche Studios, is a Swedish video game developer based in Stockholm. Founded by Linus Blomberg and Christofer Sundberg in March 2003, Avalanche Studios...
- The Colorado Avalanche are a professional ice hockey team based in Denver, Colorado. They are members of the Central Division of the Western Conference...
- Fantasy VII, he is a mercenary emplo**** by the eco-terrorist organization AVALANCHE. He claims to be a former member of SOLDIER, until a traumatic experience...
- The Chevrolet Avalanche is a four-door, five or six p****enger pickup truck sharing GM's long-wheelbase ch****is used on the Chevrolet Suburban and Cadillac...
- The Avalanches is an Australian electronic music group formed in Melbourne in 1997. They are known for their two studio albums Since I Left You (2000)...
- In electronics, an avalanche diode is a diode (made from silicon or other semiconductor) that is designed to experience avalanche breakdown at a specified...
- Avalanche breakdown is a phenomenon that can occur in both insulating and semiconducting materials. It is a form of electric current multiplication that...
- Avalanche Software, LLC, also known as WB Games | Avalanche, is an American video game developer based in Salt Lake City, Utah, founded in October 1995...
- In cryptography, the avalanche effect is the desirable property of cryptographic algorithms, typically block ciphers and cryptographic hash functions...
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