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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A mass of snow, trees, rocks, and ice that tumbles down a mountainside.

Usage examples (40)
  • The ski run was closed after the last avalanche.
  • The program brought an avalanche of mail
  • Solution: collaborate with Cemagref, the world leading institution in avalanche science.
  • Tying a man around your waist and then wondering when the avalanche is going to cut loose, doesn't help much. for more
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