Definition of Crash land

1. Verb. Make an emergency landing.

Category relationships: Air, Air Travel, Aviation
Generic synonyms: Land, Set Down
Specialized synonyms: Ditch



Definition of Crash land

1. Verb. To land an aircraft or spacecraft in an emergency, either in an inappropriate place or under dangerous conditions; usually results in damage to the craft and the possibility of loss of life. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crash Land

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crash barriers
crash box
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crash diet
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crash helmet
crash helmets
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crash land (current term)
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crashdump
crashdumps
crashed

Literary usage of Crash land

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1. Green Light!: Men of the 81st Troop Carrier Squadron Tell Their Story by Martin Wolfe (1989)
"Almost all of these gliders had to crash-land into their LZs rather than stop in a normal way, but amazingly few lives were lost.3 The famous "Rommel's ..."

2. Eagles of the RAF: The World War II Eagle Squadrons by Philip D. Caine (1994)
"... but Flynn's aircraft was also severely damaged, partly from Alexander's bullets, and had to crash land—the first pilot in the unit to be shot down in ..."

3. Green Light!: Men of the 81st Troop Carrier Squadron Tell Their Story by Martin Wolfe (1989)
"Almost all of these gliders had to crash-land into their LZs rather than stop in a normal way, but amazingly few lives were lost.3 The famous "Rommel's ..."

4. Eagles of the RAF: The World War II Eagle Squadrons by Philip D. Caine (1994)
"... but Flynn's aircraft was also severely damaged, partly from Alexander's bullets, and had to crash land—the first pilot in the unit to be shot down in ..."

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