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implode

verb bankrupt, blow-up, cave, cave in, close, collapse, deflate, disintegrate, end, ended abruptly, fold, fold up, terminate
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The implosion was carried out in the month of November, a time of year that such species are less likely to be present.
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A thicker tube would be more robust in standing up to this instability, but the implosion would be less efficient because Z would have to accelerate more liner mass.
Another common corporate weakness seen in Enron's implosion, says Carmichael, was the inability of the board of directors' audit committee to act as a watchdog.
Demolition of the grain elevator took just seconds and the implosion made national news.
Bitz caught up with Lou Barlow, renowned frontman of Sebadoh and one half of Folk Implosion, to find out why he's flying solo in Ireland.
Leading the charge is Sebadoh frontman Lou Barlow, who also fronts the massively impressive side project Folk Implosion.
In between these bookends, if you will, of minimalism - the first the blazing cold primer for an entire movement enterprise, and the last an implosion of the form (minimalism without the center holding) that, ironically, reaffirms its potency and potential - Childs waffled.
11-year-old Casey Rogers of Terrell, Texas triggered the implosion.
March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Implosion Auctions announces a new website IMPLOSIONAUCTIONS.
The implosion of the stacks marks a milestone in the company s comprehensive effort to transition to cleaner and more efficient energy sources.
These tests have demonstrated that NIF's laser beams can be effectively delivered to the target and are capable of creating sufficient X-ray energy in the target cylinder to drive fuel implosion.