crash pad


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crash pad

n.
1. Padding inside vehicles, such as automobiles or tanks, for protecting occupants in the event of an accident or sudden stop.
2. Slang A place affording free and usually temporary lodging: "the head shops and crash pads of the psychedelic past" (Wall Street Journal).

crash pad

n
1. a place to sleep or live temporarily

crash′ pad`


n.
1. Slang. a free place to sleep or live temporarily.
2. padding inside a vehicle for protecting passengers.
[1935–40]
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There are also proposals for an emergency crash pad facility for street homeless but this will be separated from the hostel accommodation, which could be used by families.
In addition to a new contemporary look throughout the resort, The Beach House Kids Club and popular Aqua Park returns, with two new waterslides for ages 10-15, a whole new cast of Beach House characters along with the new Teen Zone, offering a cool state-of-the-art, media-equipped crash pad for young adults.
Three of our daughters and some friends decided to have a night out and so Levy Towers has now become a crash pad for the "tired and emotional".
The crash pad at YMCA will offer three beds a night for people who find themselves sleeping rough and aims to offer short-term accommodation while more permanent solutions can be found.
Three of our daughters and some friends decided to have a night out, and so our home has now become a crash pad for the "tired and emotional".
Three of our daughters and some friends decided to have a night out, and so Levy towers has now become a crash pad for the "tired and emotional".
the accommodation consists of 9 en-suite bedrooms, communal living room, dining room, kitchen, meeting space, dual purpose emergency crash pad / key working room and office.
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