Definitions for waterfallˈwɔ tərˌfɔl, ˈwɒt ər-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

wa•ter•fallˈwɔ tərˌfɔl, ˈwɒt ər-(n.)

  1. a steep fall or flow of water in a watercourse from a height, as over a precipice; cascade.

    Category: Geography (terms)

  2. a simulation of this, as in a garden or hotel lobby.

Origin of waterfall:

bef. 1000

Princeton's WordNet

  1. waterfall, falls(noun)

    a steep descent of the water of a river

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. waterfall(noun)ˈwɔ tərˌfɔl, ˈwɒt ər-

    a place where water falls down over rocks

Wiktionary

  1. waterfall(Noun)

    A flow of water over the edge of a cliff.

  2. waterfall(Noun)

    A waterfall-like outpouring of liquid, smoke, etc.

  3. waterfall(Noun)

    Waterfall model

  4. waterfall(Verb)

    To fall like a waterfall.

  5. Origin: From wætergefeall, compare German Wasserfall, Dutch waterval, Old Norse vatnfall

Webster Dictionary

  1. Waterfall(noun)

    a fall, or perpendicular descent, of the water of a river or stream, or a descent nearly perpendicular; a cascade; a cataract

  2. Waterfall(noun)

    an arrangement of a woman's back hair over a cushion or frame in some resemblance to a waterfall

  3. Waterfall(noun)

    a certain kind of neck scarf

Freebase

  1. Waterfall

    A waterfall is a place where water flows over a vertical drop in the course of a stream or river. Waterfalls also occur where meltwater drops over the edge of a tabular iceberg or ice shelf.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

waterfall(noun)

a natural fall of water from a height such as a rock or a cliff.

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