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English citations of applanche
Noun: "a fall or slide of a large number of apples out of the produce bin at the grocery store after removal of a key weight-supporting apple"
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- 2007, Stuart Eskenazi, "At 100 years, Pike Place Market holds fast to its character", The Seattle Times, 18 June 2007:
- The Show of Granny Smiths carries an "Applanche" warning. "Pull one of those babies out and the whole thing goes down," says Coco Vaughan, a Manzo Brothers hawker.