HyperDic: free_fall

English > 2 senses of the expression free fall:
NOUNeventfree fallthe ideal falling motion of something subject only to a gravitational field
attributefree fall, drop, dip, falla sudden sharp decrease in some quantity
English > free fall: 2 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningThe ideal falling motion of something subject only to a gravitational field.
Broaderdrop, fallA free and rapid descent by the force of gravity
English > free fall: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA sudden sharp decrease in some quantity.
Example "when that became known the price of their stock went into free fall"
Synonymsdrop, dip, fall
NarrowercorrectionA drop in stock market activity or stock prices following a period of increases / increases
voltage dropA decrease in voltage along a conductor through which current is flowing
Broaderdecrease, decrementThe amount by which something decreases
Spanishbajada, baja, bajón, caída, descenso
Catalanbaixada, baixa, caiguda, descendiment, descens

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