Associations to the word «Cataract»

Wiktionary

CATARACT, noun. (obsolete) A waterspout
CATARACT, noun. A large waterfall; steep rapids in a river.
CATARACT, noun. A flood of water
CATARACT, noun. An overwhelming downpour or rush
CATARACT, noun. (pathology) A disease of the eye causing its opacity and, unless treated, leading to blindness.

Dictionary definition

CATARACT, noun. An eye disease that involves the clouding or opacification of the natural lens of the eye.
CATARACT, noun. A large waterfall; violent rush of water over a precipice.

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King