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col·lapse

 (kə-lăps′)
v. col·lapsed, col·laps·ing, col·laps·es
v.intr.
1. To fall down or inward suddenly; cave in.
2. To break down suddenly in strength or health and thereby cease to function: a monarchy that collapsed.
3. To fold compactly: chairs that collapse for storage.
v.tr.
To cause to fold, break down, or fall down or inward.
n.
1. The act of falling down or inward, as from loss of supports.
2. An abrupt failure of function, strength, or health; a breakdown.
3. An abrupt loss of perceived value or of effect: the collapse of popular respect for the integrity of world leaders.

[Latin collābī, collāps-, to fall together : com-, com- + lābī, to fall.]

col·laps′i·bil′i·ty n.
col·laps′i·ble adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.collapsible - capable of collapsing or being collapsed; "a collapsible boat"
noncollapsable, noncollapsible - not capable of collapsing
Translations
مُمْكِن طَيُّه
skládacísklopný
klap-sammenklappelig
sem hægt er aî fella saman
sklápací
portatif açılır kapanır

collapsible

[kəˈlæpsəbl] ADJplegable

collapsible

[kəˈlæpsəbəl] adj [steering column] → rétractable; [umbrella] → pliant(e); [chair, table] → pliant(e)

collapsible

adj table, bicycle etczusammenklappbar, Klapp-; telescope, walking stickzusammenschiebbar; life raftzusammenlegbar, zusammenfaltbar, Falt-; collapsible umbrellazusammenschiebbarer Schirm, Taschenschirm m

collapsible

[kəˈlæpsəbl] adjpieghevole

collapse

(kəˈlӕps) verb
1. to fall down and break into pieces. The bridge collapsed under the weight of the traffic.
2. (of a person) to fall down especially unconscious, because of illness, shock etc. She collapsed with a heart attack.
3. to break down, fail. The talks between the two countries have collapsed.
4. to fold up or to (cause to) come to pieces (intentionally). Do these chairs collapse?
colˈlapsible adjective
able to be folded up etc. These chairs are collapsible.
References in classic literature ?
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