avalanche avalanche  /ˈæ və ˌlæntʃ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a slide of large masses of snow and ice and mud down a mountain
  2. (n) a sudden appearance of an overwhelming number of things
  3. (v) gather into a huge mass and roll down a mountain, of snow

Usage(s):

  1. Like a reluctant avalanche Franklin Roosevelt's Administration began to move.
  2. With more people in avalanche-heavy areas, attention is shifting to self-rescue.
  3. The Eisenhower avalanche was awesome in its force and fury.

News

  1. ‘Mad Max’ ventures into a new wasteland from ‘Just Cause’ dev Avalanche Studios

    Just Cause developer Avalanche Studios gives Digital Trends a first look at its recently revealed Mad Max game, an open world adventure that carries George Miller's creation forward for a new audience.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Digital Trends

  2. Sabres, Avalanche talking about top pick

    Buffalo's director of amateur scouting figures new Avalanche coach Patrick Roy wants a long rebuild.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: NBC Sports: ProHockeyTalk

  3. Former Avalanche player opens his business, and heart, for fire victims

    CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — He’s famous for being a tough guy on the ice. But a former Avalanche player is...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: FOX 31 Denver

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Quotes

  1. "Although no final decisions have been made, we are pleased with the progress we have made to this point," Kroenke said of his proposal to the NFL. "My family looks forward to owning the Rams, Nuggets and Avalanche for years to come while...
    on Jun 8, 2010 By: Stan Kroenke Source: USA Today

  2. "Ryan decided it was best for him and his family to sign with Colorado," Snow said. "The Avalanche are very fortunate to have him and we wish Ryan and his family the best. I said when I made the trade to acquire Ryan from Edmonton that it's a...
    on Jul 1, 2007 By: Garth Snow Source: ESPN

  3. "Tony has gained tremendous coaching experience over the last five seasons behind the Avalanche bench," general manager Francois Giguere said.
    on May 22, 2006 By: Francois Giguere Source: 940 News

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