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meltdown
American English: /ˈmɛltˌdaʊn/
British English: /ˈmɛltdaʊn/

Translation of meltdown in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 (Physics)
    (fusión accidental del núcleo de un reactor)
    Example sentences
    • I was 21 years old and it was three days after the partial meltdown of the reactor core.
    • Some nuclear critics had asserted that a core meltdown would inevitably breach containment.
    • A year ago one of the company's nuclear plants came dangerously close to a core meltdown.
  • 2 (Finance) (crash)
    Example sentences
    • It's been a long time since I've had a major meltdown, and this time it was just about a puppy.
    • Perhaps the most critical lesson learned from last year, however, is the heavy price corporate reputations pay for such meltdowns.
    • While no one expects hedge-fund values to be listed in the daily newspapers, everyone would be relieved if fewer meltdowns appeared in the headlines.

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