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1 definition by Sasha Greene

 
1.
A sudden and total failure of some system from which recovery is impossible. The affected system not only experiences destruction beyond any reasonable possibility of repair, but also frequently causes injury, death, or significant damage to other, often unrelated systems.
No matter how much she wanted to deny it, she was a catastrophic failure.
by Sasha Greene May 08, 2008