Apollo and Marsyas
Szkoła muz

A broken plane




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This one is a classic. In 1973 a United States Navy DC-3 plane ran out of fuel and crashed on the black beach at Sólheimasandur, in the South coast of Iceland. The remains are still there, very close to the sea.


Oh Love, thou art too strong! Oh God, thou art too kind!




from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Past participle of break
  • adj. Fragmented, in separate pieces.
  • adj. Having the bone in pieces, fractured.
  • adj. Dashed, made up of short lines with small gaps between each one and the next.
  • adj. Split or ruptured.
  • adj. Not working properly.
  • adj. Completely defeated and dispirited.
  • adj. Grammatically non-standard, especially as a result of being a non-native speaker.
  • adj. Having no money, bankrupt, broke.
  • adj. Disconnected, no longer open or carrying traffic.
  • adj. Badly designed or implemented.
  • adj. Five-eighths to seven-eighths obscured by clouds.
  • adj. overpowered
  • adj. Not having gone in the way intended; saddening.


from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. thrown into a state of disarray or confusion
  • adj. tamed or trained to obey
  • adj. weakened and infirm
  • adj. out of working order (`busted' is an informal substitute for `broken')
  • adj. destroyed financially
  • adj. discontinuous
  • adj. topographically very uneven
  • adj. not continuous in space, time, or sequence or varying abruptly
  • adj. imperfectly spoken or written
  • adj. (especially of promises or contracts) having been violated or disregarded
  • adj. lacking a part or parts
  • adj. subdued or brought low in condition or status
  • adj. physically and forcibly separated into pieces or cracked or split



The heart was made to be broken

-- Oskar Wilde