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What is the noun for collapse?

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  1. (uncountable) The condition of being collapsible (or collapsable)
  2. (countable) The extent to which something is collapsible
  3. Examples:
    1. “After extrusion, the tubes are annealed to remove the work hardening and provide the softness or limpness needed for good collapsibility.”
      “As indicated earlier, deeper sleep neither reduces UA collapsibility nor alters the dynamics of the compensatory response.”
      “There is, however, compelling evidence that collapsibility is increased in the supine position during sleep and under anesthesia.”
  1. The act of collapsing
  2. Constant function, one-valued function (in automata theory) (in particular application causing a reset)
  3. Synonyms:
  4. Examples:
    1. “Strong winds would lead to the collapse of the bridge.”
      “The defect or collapse of law is the collapse of government.”
      “Mercifully, it drowned out the final, horrible collapse of his body as it yielded to pressures it was never designed to endure.”
  1. (astronomy) The black hole thought to form following the gravitational collapse of a massive star
  2. Examples:
    1. “Still, the collapsar is an extremely attractive model that fits a wide range of observed gamma-ray bursts.”
      “Two papers scheduled for an upcoming Astrophysical Journal Letters appear to support the collapsar model.”
      “A key feature of the collapsar winds is that they are capable of producing radioactive elements necessary to power a long-duration supernova light curve.”
  1. (archaic) collapse
  1. plural of collapsibility
  1. plural of collapsion
  1. plural of collapsar
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