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/ˈwôtərˌfôl/,/ˈwä-/,
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waterfalls, plural;
  1. A cascade of water falling from a height, formed when a river or stream flows over a precipice or steep incline


  1. a steep descent of the water of a river
  2. A waterfall is a place where flowing water rapidly drops in elevation as it flows over a steep region or a cliff. Waterfalls are considered to be one of the most beautiful phenomena in nature. Some waterfalls are used to generate hydro-electric power.
  3. Waterfall is the fifth album released by the English jazz rock band If. It was first issued in 1972 and reached #195 on the Billboard Pop Albums Chart. ...
  4. Rather than being a full drinking game, "Waterfall" is usually a game played within other games such as Kings or Bergen's Baseball. The game is set up so that all players are arranged in a circle and begin to drink beer at the same time. ...
  5. Face the Music is the fifth album by Electric Light Orchestra.
  6. Waterfall is the second single to be released from James' 2008 comeback album Hey Ma. The single was released on 15 September 2008 via the US iTunes store and on 7" vinyl through selected retailers.
  7. Waterfall is a lithograph print by the Dutch artist M. C. Escher which was first printed in October, 1961. It shows an apparent paradox where water from the base of a waterfall appears to run uphill before reaching the top of the waterfall.
  8. (Waterfalls) Abbey Falls | Chunchanakatte Falls | Gokak Falls | Jog Falls | Kalhatti Falls | Sathodi Falls | Sivasamudram Falls Abbey Falls Abbey Falls (also Abbi Falls) is in Madikeri District in the Western Ghats in the state of Karnataka, India. ... ...
  9. (77. Waterfalls) In order for a waterfall to be classified as a classical waterfall, its height must be less than twice its crest width, and its crest width cannot exceed one-and-a-half times its height. The tallest waterfall in the world is about 3200 ft high. ...
  10. (Waterfalls) A fixture in which the merchandise hangs down at an angle, creating layers or tiers.
  11. (Waterfalls) form where the river meets a band of softer rock after flowing over an area of more resistant material. Waterfalls progressively cut back, leaving a gorge.
  12. Waterfalls are created when the ground suddenly changes for some reason. This can be because of earthquakes or ice movements creating a drop, or sometimes the water creates its own drop when it meets a band of softer rock and erodes down into that after flowing down a layer of slower eroded hard ...
  13. To dream of a waterfall, foretells that you will secure your wildest desire, and fortune will be exceedingly favorable to your progress.
  14. An aerial shell with a very light break charge that allows the stars (usually gold) to open slowly and gracefully cascade downwards giving the appearance of a waterfall.
  15. a long series of fountains suspended upside-down, usually from a bridge, that when ignited produce long-lasting white/blue sparks that resemble a waterfall.
  16. Concentric rings of icicle drops suspended beneath the hoop or plate.
  17. This us a reference to the traditional approach to building IT systems. See RAD and Agile for alternative approaches.
  18. Landform. A place where a perennial stream or river falls or cascades over a cliff. I'm trying to restrict the use of this term to perennial streams. Compare with "pour-over," which I'm trying to use for normally dry "waterfalls."
  19. A sudden, nearly vertical drop in a stream, as it flows over rock.
  20. A phased development approach for hardware and software that requires milestones, products, and reviews at each phase transition.
  21. Water that flows over the edge of a cliff or steep mountainside. Niagara Falls is made up of two waterfalls.
  22. a sudden vertical or near vertical fall of water where a river course is interrupted by a drop away in the land over which it is flowing.
  23. cascade of water formed when a stream or river must cross a rocks and cliffs that have not yet been eroded away
  24. Any sudden descent of a stream over a very steep slope or precipice in its stream bed. Characterized by the stream dropping vertically, or very nearly so. The water must drop a minimum of five feet to be considered a true waterfall. ...
  25. occurring at, or downstream from, a waterfall.