What does waterfall mean?

Definitions for waterfall
ˈwɔ tərˌfɔl, ˈwɒt ər-wa·ter·fall

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. waterfall, fallsnoun

    a steep descent of the water of a river

Wiktionary

  1. waterfallnoun

    A flow of water over the edge of a cliff.

    Etymology: From wætergefeall, compare German Wasserfall, Dutch waterval, Old Norse vatnfall

  2. waterfallnoun

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

    Etymology: From wætergefeall, compare German Wasserfall, Dutch waterval, Old Norse vatnfall

  3. waterfallnoun

    Waterfall model

    Etymology: From wætergefeall, compare German Wasserfall, Dutch waterval, Old Norse vatnfall

  4. waterfallverb

    To fall like a waterfall.

    Etymology: From wætergefeall, compare German Wasserfall, Dutch waterval, Old Norse vatnfall

Wikipedia

  1. Waterfall

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Waterfallnoun

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

  2. Waterfallnoun

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

  3. Waterfallnoun

    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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of waterfall in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of waterfall in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of waterfall in a Sentence

  1. Police Chief Yunus Wally:

    It's true, an AMA (Associated Mission Aviation) aircraft reported sighting aircraft debris around Oksop waterfall.

  2. Stuti Garg:

    Sometimes we want to get away from the busy and hectic city life to find solace in the raging waves of the ocean pounding on the rocks or the turbulent splashing of a bubbling waterfall. At other times we are amazed by the immovable silence of a mountain or the gentle caress of a river overjoyed tat its union with the sea. The topography of a region speaks to each one of us--a secret language that people from all facets of life understand and relate to.

  3. Curtis Whitson:

    With one lucky toss, it went right over the waterfall.

  4. Sunil Cutinho:

    We are sizing the default waterfall funds on a daily basis based on a test that combines the stresses of the 2008 crisis, the 1987 stock market crash, the failure of Long-Term Capital Management, and all of these other major events - together - and then making sure there is still enough pre-paid capital to withstand the failure of the two largest clearing members in that scenario.

  5. Marian Carroll:

    If you're after beach time or volcano trekking (not recommended in slippery conditions), the wet season can be inconvenient, on the other hand, the wet is better for river rafting (better flow conditions) and waterfall chasing.

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