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 occurring over a short or long period of time that causes widespread human, material, economic or environmental loss which...
- 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...
- A natural disaster is a major adverse event resulting from natural processes of the Earth; examples include firestorms, duststorms, floods, hurricanes...
- The Chernobyl disaster was a nuclear accident that occurred on 26 April 1986 at the No. 4 reactor in the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, near the city of...
- The Hindenburg disaster was an airship accident that occurred on May 6, 1937, in Manchester Township, New Jersey, United States. The German p****enger airship...
- The Aberfan disaster was the catastrophic collapse of a colliery spoil tip on 21 October 1966. The tip had been created on a mountain slope above the Welsh...
- recovery). The aim is to reduce the harmful effects of all hazards, including disasters. The World Health Organization defines an emergency as the state in which...
- The Bhopal disaster, also referred to as the Bhopal gas tragedy, was a gas leak incident on the night of 2–3 December 1984 at the Union Carbide India Limited...
- The Hillsborough disaster was a fatal human crush during a football match at Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England, on 15 April 1989...
- The Kyshtym disaster, sometimes referred to as the Mayak disaster or Ozyorsk disaster in newer sources, was a radioactive contamination accident that...