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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: debacle(0.00914 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to debacle.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: a sudden and violent collapse [syn: fiasco]
2: flooding caused by a tumultuous breakup of ice in a river
during the spring or summer
3: a sound defeat [syn: thrashing, walloping, drubbing, slaughter,
English → English (gcide)
Debacle \De*ba"cle\, n. [F. d['e]b[^a]cle, fr. d['e]b[^a]cler to
unbar, break loose; pref. d['e]- (prob. = L. dis) + b[^a]cler
to bolt, fr. L. baculum a stick.]
1. (Geol.) A breaking or bursting forth; a violent rush or
flood of waters which breaks down opposing barriers, and
hurls forward and disperses blocks of stone and other
2. A sudden breaking up or breaking loose; a violent
dispersion or disruption; impetuous rush; outburst.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
3. a complete and ludicrous failure; a rout, as of an army; a
great disaster; a fiasco.