collapse

Kohteesta Wikisanakirja
Siirry navigaatioon Siirry hakuun

Englanti[muokkaa]

Substantiivi[muokkaa]

collapse (monikko collapses)

  1. romahdus, sortuminen, luhistuminen
    the collapse of the bridge
  2. (lääketiede) kollapsi

Verbi[muokkaa]

Taivutus
ind. prees. y. 3. p. collapses
part. prees. collapsing
imp. & part. perf. collapsed

collapse

  1. romahtaa, sortua, luhistua; (neuvotteluista) kariutua
    These damaged buildings can collapse any minute.
    I was so exhausted I just collapsed on my bed as soon as I got home.
    The price of crude oil has collapsed.
    The negotiations collapsed, and the parties aren't expected to meet any time soon.
  2. lyyhistyä, tuupertua, lysähtää, pyörtyä
    The old man collapsed in the street and was taken to hospital.
  3. painua kasaan; mennä kasaan, taittua kokoon
    a collapsed lung – ilmarinta
    These chairs collapse for easy storage.
  4. (transitiivisena) romahduttaa, luhistaa; taittaa t. painaa kokoon
    Even a minor earthquake would collapse this building.
    You can collapse and expand comments in the threads.