wipe out

  • 1 Wipe out — bei einem Windsurf Sprung Ein Wipe Out (to wipe out = auslöschen, vernichten, ausrotten) beschreibt in der Szenesprache von Wellenreitern und Windsurfern einen besonders schweren und spektakulären Sturz. Einige der gefährlichsten Wipe Outs kommen …

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  • 2 wipe out — {v.} 1. To remove or erase by wiping or rubbing. * /The teacher wiped out with an eraser what she had written on the board./ Compare: RUB OUT. 2. {informal} To remove, kill, or destroy completely. * /The earthquake wiped out the town./ * /Doctors …

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  • 3 wipe out — {v.} 1. To remove or erase by wiping or rubbing. * /The teacher wiped out with an eraser what she had written on the board./ Compare: RUB OUT. 2. {informal} To remove, kill, or destroy completely. * /The earthquake wiped out the town./ * /Doctors …

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  • 4 Wipe Out — may refer to: * wipe out , a surfing term for being thrown off one s surfboard, extended by analogy to a skateboard or a snowboard or generally crash * Wipe Out (song), a song by The Surfaris * Wipe Out (New Model Army song), a song by the band… …

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  • 5 wipe-out — «WYP OWT», noun. 1. U.S. Slang. a fall from an upright position on a surfboard, skis, or motorcycle or other moving vehicle. 2. Informal. a wiping out or being wiped out; total destruction or undoing: »the wipe out of an army, the wipe out of a… …

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  • 6 wipe out — (someone/something) 1. to destroy someone or something. We were ordered to wipe out a small enemy force hiding in the village. The floods wiped whole villages out. 2. to cause someone to lose or spend all their money. My neighbor was totally… …

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  • 7 wipe out — [v] destroy; get rid of abate, abolish, annihilate, black out, blot out, cancel, decimate, delete, efface, eliminate, eradicate, erase, expunge, exterminate, extinguish, extirpate, kill, massacre, obliterate, remove, root out, slaughter, slay,… …

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  • 8 wipe out — ► wipe out 1) remove or eliminate. 2) kill (a large number of people). 3) ruin financially. 4) informal exhaust or intoxicate. Main Entry: ↑wipe …

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  • 9 wipe out — index delete, destroy (efface), dissolve (terminate), eliminate (eradicate), expunge, extinguis …

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  • 10 wipe out — 1. in. to crash. □ I wiped out on the curve. □ The car wiped out on the curve. 2. in. to fall off or away from something, such as a bicycle, skates, a surfboard, a skateboard, etc. □ I wiped out and skinned my knee. U If I wipe out …

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  • 11 wipe out — verb 1. kill in large numbers (Freq. 1) the plague wiped out an entire population • Syn: ↑eliminate, ↑annihilate, ↑extinguish, ↑eradicate, ↑decimate, ↑carry off …

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  • 12 wipe out — phrasal verb Word forms wipe out : present tense I/you/we/they wipe out he/she/it wipes out present participle wiping out past tense wiped out past participle wiped out 1) [transitive] to destroy or get rid of something completely We want to wipe …

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  • 13 wipe out — PHRASAL VERB To wipe out something such as a place or a group of people or animals means to destroy them completely. [V P n (not pron)] Experts say if the island is not protected, the spill could wipe out the Gulf s turtle population... [V P n… …

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  • 14 wipe\ out — v 1. To remove or erase by wiping or rubbing. The teacher wiped out with an eraser what she had written on the board. Compare: rub out 2. informal To remove, kill, or destroy completely. The earthquake wiped out the town. Doctors are searching… …

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  • 15 wipe·out — /ˈwaıpˌaʊt/ noun, pl outs [count] US : a sudden, violent fall by someone who is riding a bicycle, surfing, skiing, etc. The surfer had a nasty wipeout. see also wipe out at ↑wipe …

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  • 16 Wipe Out — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Wipe Out est une chanson du groupe The Surfaris WipEout est une série de jeu vidéo de course futuriste Wipeout est un jeu télévisé américain diffusé vers… …

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  • 17 wipe out — phr verb Wipe out is used with these nouns as the object: ↑debt, ↑deficit, ↑disease, ↑gain, ↑past, ↑saving …

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  • 18 wipe out — remove, kill or destroy completely The city spends a lot of money trying to wipe out rats near the river …

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  • 19 wipe-out — a disaster, a calamity My exams were a total wipe out. I think that I failed all of them …

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  • 20 wipe out — Synonyms and related words: KO, abate, abolish, abscind, absolve, amputate, annihilate, annul, ban, bar, black out, blast, bleach, blot, blot out, bob, bowdlerize, bump off, call off, cancel, clean, clean out, clean up, cleanse, clear out, clip,… …

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