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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] collapsus (past participle of collabi)

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to collapse

Third person singular
collaps

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
es

to collapse (third-person singular simple present collaps, present participle es, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (intransitive) To fall down suddenly; to cave in
  2. (intransitive) To cease to function due to a sudden breakdown
  3. (intransitive) To fold compactly
  4. (intransitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) For several batsmen to get out in quick succession
  5. (transitive) To cause something to collapse.
    Hurry up and collapse the tent so we can get moving.

Translations

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Noun

Singular
collapse

Plural
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collapse ({{{1}}})
  1. The act of collapsing
  2. Constant function, one-valued function (in automata theory) (in particular application causing a reset)

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