Meaning of AVALANCHE in English

AVALANCHE

noun

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

At first, the night watchman thought it was an avalanche .

He was about a third of the way up -- 200 feet off the canyon floor -- when an avalanche began.

News of the freebie started a credibility slide of avalanche proportions.

Once an avalanche of bills has you buried, it seems impossible to dig your way out again.

The original station in the open was destroyed by an avalanche with the loss of thirty-five lives in 1964.

The wave had had its ropes cut and was erupting in an avalanche of fury that would bury everything in its path.

This no-fat attitude worries me, because the avalanche of fat-free foods makes their goal nearly achievable.

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