The term avalanche it derivates from avalance, a French word. The concept refers to a avalanche : a mass of snow or of another matter that precipitates from a certain height or on another thing in a violent way.
Usually the idea of avalanche is used to name the landslide or snow slide down . Such displacement can drag the substrate and bury everything in its path.
Avalanches are usually generated when the different layers of snow they have no homogeneity and, therefore, one layer moves over another. The wind, the rain and the changes of temperature They can cause avalanches.
For example: "The avalanche in the ski center left about twenty injured", “Tragedy in the Alps: five tourists died in an avalanche”, “We have lost contact with climbers after the avalanche”.
The notion can also be used symbolically. An avalanche, in this framework, can be a alluvium , a torrent or one spate Of something: "Since presenting its new line of mortgage loans, the bank has received a flood of inquiries", “The avalanche of price increases is impoverishing the population”, “Avalanche of goals: the home team won 7 to 4”.
"Avalanche" , on the other hand, is the Title of a movie directed by Corey allen , based on a novel by Frances Doel . Premiered in 1978 , the film featured performances by Robert Forster , Rock hudson and Mia Farrow .
However, we cannot forget the existence of another film that uses the term in question in its title. We are referring to “Operation Avalanche”, which was released in 2016. Matt Johnson is the director of the same that counts as, in 1967, the CIA suspects that a Russian spy is infiltrated in NASA.
A character from Marvel Comics , which faces the X Men , It's also called Avalanche . It first appeared in a magazine published at the beginning of 1981 .
It was created by John Byrne and Chris Claremont. It is presented as a mutant of Crete and has the peculiarity of possessing a singular power. Which? It can create earthquakes capable of ending an entire city as well as disintegrating substances found in living tissue.
It should also be noted that he is part of the Brotherhood of Diabolic Mutants and that he is the father of the leader of the mutant children in the movie "Logan" (2017). This film came to complete the trilogy that is centered on the figure of Wolverine, which is played by actor Hugh Jackman.
"Avalanche" Finally, it is a record that the Spanish band of rock Heroes of Silence edited in 1995 . In that album, there is a song of the same name.
It is a record work, the fourth of the aforementioned band, which managed to become number 1 in Spain and also came to the German charts. The song entitled "Avalanche" was composed by the singer of the group, Enrique Bunbury, and has a clear inspiration in heavy metal.
From this single, which was a boom at the time, it was noted that its author used a lot of symbols and metaphors to talk about what existential and transcendental doubts are.