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  1. meltdown

    • IPA[ˈmeltˌdoun]

    美式

    • n.
      a disastrous event, especially a rapid fall in share prices;an outburst of severe emotional distress; a nervous breakdown
    • noun: meltdown, plural noun: meltdowns

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a disastrous event, especially a rapid fall in share prices the 1987 stock market meltdown
    • informal an outburst of severe emotional distress; a nervous breakdown they wondered what could have triggered her meltdown
    • 2. an accident in a nuclear reactor in which the fuel overheats and melts the reactor core or shielding.
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    • IPA[ˈmɛltdaʊn]

    英式

    • n.
      a disastrous collapse or breakdown: the global financial system suffered a major meltdown

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