Associations to the word «Cascade»


CASCADE, noun. A waterfall or series of small waterfalls.
CASCADE, noun. (figuratively) A stream or sequence of a thing or things occurring as if falling like a cascade.
CASCADE, noun. A series of electrical (or other types of) components, the output of any one being connected to the input of the next; See also daisy chain
CASCADE, noun. (juggling) A pattern typically performed with an odd number of props, where each prop is caught by the opposite hand.
CASCADE, noun. (Internet) A sequence of absurd short messages posted to a newsgroup by different authors, each one responding to the most recent message and quoting the entire sequence to that point (with ever-increasing indentation).
CASCADE, noun. A hairpiece for women consisting of curled locks or a bun attached to a firm base, used to create the illusion of fuller hair.
CASCADE, verb. (intransitive) To fall as a waterfall or series of small waterfalls.
CASCADE, verb. (transitive) To arrange in a stepped series like a waterfall.
CASCADE, verb. To occur as a causal sequence.
CASCADE, verb. (archaic) (slang) To vomit.
CASCADE, proper noun. An administrative district in Seychelles
CASCADE CONCRETE, noun. Wet, heavy and often sticky snow, which makes skiing and snowboarding difficult.
CASCADE METHOD, proper noun. (physics) A method of attaining successively lower temperatures by utilizing the cooling effect of the expansion of one gas in condensing another less easily liquefiable, and so on.
CASCADE PARTICLE, noun. Xi baryon
CASCADE PARTICLES, noun. Plural of cascade particle

Dictionary definition

CASCADE, noun. A small waterfall or series of small waterfalls.
CASCADE, noun. A succession of stages or operations or processes or units; "progressing in severity as though a cascade of genetic damage was occurring"; "separation of isotopes by a cascade of processes".
CASCADE, noun. A sudden downpour (as of tears or sparks etc) likened to a rain shower; "a little shower of rose petals"; "a sudden cascade of sparks".
CASCADE, verb. Rush down in big quantities, like a cascade.
CASCADE, verb. Arrange (open windows) on a computer desktop so that they overlap each other, with the title bars visible.

Wise words

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