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noun 
  1. The act of collapsing
  2. Constant function, one-valued function (in automata theory) (in particular application causing a reset)
Translations: 
  • Dutch: instorten
  • Italian: funzione costante, collasso
    (trans-mid)
    (trans-bottom)
verb (collapses, collapsing, collapsed) intransitive
  1. To fall down suddenly; to cave in
  2. To cease to function due to a sudden breakdown
  3. To fold compactly
  4. (Cricket) For several batsman, batsmen to get out in quick succession
Translations: 
  • Italian: collassare, crollare
    (trans-bottom) (trans-top, cricket term)
    (trans-mid)
    (trans-bottom) (checktrans-top)
Etymology: From collapsus (past participle of collabi)


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