HyperDic: falls

English > 2 senses of the word falls:
NOUNplantfallsthe petals or sepals of a flower that bend downward (especially the outer perianth of an iris)
objectfalls, waterfalla steep descent of the water of a river
falls > pronunciation
Soundsfao'lz
Rhymesschmalz ... stalls: 3 rhymes with aolz...
English > falls: 2 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningThe petals or sepals of a flower that bend downward (especially the outer perianth of an iris).
Broaderperianth, chlamys, floral envelope, perigone, perigoniumCollective term for the outer parts of a flower consisting of the calyx and corolla and enclosing the stamens and pistils
English > falls: 2 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningA steep descent of the water of a river.
Synonymwaterfall
InstancesAmerican FallsA part of Niagara Falls in western New York (north of Buffalo)
Angel, Angel FallsThe highest waterfall
Canadian Falls, Horseshoe FallsA part of Niagara Falls in Ontario
Cuquenan, Cuquenan Falls, Kukenaam, Kukenaam FallsA famous waterfall in Venezuela
Iguazu, Iguazu Falls, Iguassu, Iguassu Falls, Victoria FallsA large waterfall on the border between Argentina and Brazil
Niagara, Niagara Fallswaterfall in Canada is the Horseshoe Falls
Paulo Afonso, Paulo Afonso FallsA major waterfall in northeastern Brazil
Sete Quedas, Guaira, Guaira FallsA great waterfall on the border between Brazil and Paraguay
TakakkawA waterfall in southeastern British Columbia
Tugela, Tugela FallsA major waterfall in southern Africa
Twin, Twin FallsA waterfall in the Snake River in southern Idaho
Urubupunga, Urubupunga FallsA waterfall in the Parana river in Brazil
Victoria, Victoria FallsA waterfall in the Zambezi River on the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia
Yosemite, Yosemite FallsA series of waterfalls in Yosemite National Park in California
Part ofriverA large natural stream of water (larger / larger than a creek)
NarrowercascadeA small waterfall or series of small waterfalls
cataractA large waterfall
Broaderbody of water, waterThe part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
Spanishcaída de agua, cascada, catarata
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