crash

v. t.

  1. To break in pieces violently; to dash together with noise and violence.

v. i.

  1. To make a loud, clattering sound, as of many things falling and breaking at once; to break in pieces with a harsh noise.
  2. To break with violence and noise; as, the chimney in falling crashed through the roof.

n.

  1. A loud, sudden, confused sound, as of many things falling and breaking at once.
  2. Ruin; failure; sudden breaking down, as of a business house or a commercial enterprise.
  3. Coarse, heavy, narrow linen cloth, used esp. for towels.