Definition of Disaster. Meaning of Disaster. Synonyms of Disaster

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Definition of Disaster

Disaster
Disaster Dis*as"ter, v. t. 1. To blast by the influence of a baleful star. [Obs.] --Sir P. Sidney. 2. To bring harm upon; to injure. [R.] --Thomson.

Meaning of Disaster from wikipedia

- A disaster is a serious problem that happens over a period of time and causes so much harm to people, things, economies, or the environment that the affected...
- The Chernobyl disaster began on 26 April 1986 with the explosion of the No. 4 reactor of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, near the city of Pripyat in...
- A natural disaster is the highly harmful impact on a society or community following a natural hazard event. Some examples of natural hazard events include:...
- The Hindenburg disaster was an airship accident that occurred on May 6, 1937, in Manchester Township, New Jersey, U.S. The LZ 129 Hindenburg (Luftschiff...
- The Bhopal disaster or Bhopal gas tragedy was a chemical accident on the night of 2–3 December 1984 at the Union Carbide India Limited (UCIL) pesticide...
- Disaster!: A Major Motion Picture Ride...Starring You! was a dark ride attraction at Universal Studios Florida. Set on a soundstage of a fictitious movie...
- The Hillsborough disaster was a fatal crowd crush at a football match at Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England, on 15 April 1989...
- Emergency management or disaster management is a science and a system charged with creating the framework within which communities reduce vulnerability...
- mission; the launch and subsequent disaster were seen live in many schools across the United States. The cause of the disaster was the failure of the primary...
- A natural disaster is a sudden event that causes widespread destruction, major collateral damage, or loss of life, brought about by forces other than the...