crash–land

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verb \ˈkrash-ˈland\

Definition of crash–land

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to land (an airplane or spacecraft) under emergency conditions usually with damage to the craft

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to crash-land an airplane or spacecraft

crash landing

noun

1941

First Known Use of crash–land

1941


CRASH–LAND Defined for English Language Learners

crash–land

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verb \ˈkrash-ˈland\

Definition of crash–land for English Language Learners

  • : to land (an airplane, helicopter, etc.) in an unusual way because of an emergency

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