wipeout

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See also: wipe-out and wipe out

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the verb phrase wipe out.

Noun[edit]

wipeout (plural wipeouts)

  1. The act of colliding or crashing.
    The skateboarder had a nasty wipeout as she came off the ramp.
  2. Total destruction or elimination.
    The wipeout of this industry could be catastrophic.
  3. (surfing) The act of falling off one's surfboard

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