Meaning of MELTDOWN in English

MELTDOWN

noun

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a global moral meltdown

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If benefit systems hit meltdown , it's the specialist short-term associations that get hit hardest and quickest.

If foot and mouth can not be contained, it could precipitate a meltdown in the industry.

Nastiness is only really relevant when there is a threat of social and economic meltdown .

She raised a flipper-clawed foot, and a shadow the size of a meltdown scar fell over the busy-armed figure.

The mass of uranium soon becomes so hot that it melts and disperses, a phenomenon called meltdown .

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