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Cascade - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Cascade' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Cascade [ n.]
- A fall of water over a precipice, as in a river or brook; a waterfall less than a cataract.
2 . Cascade [ v. i.]
- To fall in a cascade.
- To vomit.

Meaning of 'Cascade' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . cascade [ n]
Meaning (1):
- a sudden downpour (as of tears or sparks etc) likened to a rain shower
Example in sentence:
  • a little shower of rose petals;
  • a sudden cascade of sparks
Meaning (2):
- a succession of stages or operations or processes or units
Example in sentence:
  • progressing in severity as though a cascade of genetic damage was occurring;
  • separation of isotopes by a cascade of processes