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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A disaster comparable to a nuclear collapse; Severe overheating of the core of a nuclear reactor resulting in the core collapsing and radiation escaping.

Usage examples (34)
  • There is little likelihood of a meltdown comparable to the American banking collapse in March 1933
  • Now my brain meltdown is spreading to my virtual super-self.
  • No matter what anyone thinks or says the meltdown is here.
  • Cameron and Sarah kill the terminator, and the meltdown is averted. for more
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