avalanche


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Synonyms for avalanche

snow-slide

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large amount

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Synonyms for avalanche

a slide of large masses of snow and ice and mud down a mountain

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a sudden appearance of an overwhelming number of things

gather into a huge mass and roll down a mountain, of snow

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By modeling this avalanche type the team found that snow fractures much more easily than previously thought.
Two other men were killed after triggering an avalanche on Christmas Eve in British Columbia's interior.
In two games, the Ducks have outscored the Avalanche 8-0, outshot them 69-51, outhit and outskated their opponents on every shift and have a chance to take a commanding 3-0 series lead tonight in Denver.
The traditional Avalanche Bulletins have been based largely, on the stabiliy of snow, which changes regularly in relation to the weather--from day to day, or even hour to hour.
Wavelink Avalanche extends the managebility of the Odyssey Client by allowing IT administrators to create multiple authentication profiles for specific users and automatically push these profiles--or updates to the Odyssey Client itself--to targeted mobile devices from a centrally located console.
An avalanche is a natural disaster that can happen anytime snow builds up on a steep slope.
The center tells explorers that they can avoid avalanches by recognizing and avoiding avalanche terrain and by carrying and knowing how to use avalanche rescue gear.
Avalanche was selected in 1993 at Hays, KS, as an [F.
Five people were injured in an avalanche near Engelberg, Switzerland on Sunday (30 December) that has been described as being caused by "three adult Scandinavians".
Realizing that a removable piece of glass is an accident waiting to happen, the Avalanche engineering team designed a form fitting pocket in the midgate where the glass can be securely stowed.
In this project Evan Burgess analyzed over 25 years of avalanche and weather records from the U.
In Switzerland, a 200 yard wide avalanche buried two Swiss skiers and a German near the popular eastern ski resort of Davos.
Part of the main ski trail has been closed because of the threat of an avalanche.
AN AVALANCHE is a build-up of snow in a hilly or mountainous region that loses its cohesion and so tumbles down the mountain, gathering in size and momentum.