HyperDic: cascade

English > 5 senses of the word cascade:
NOUNobjectcascadea small waterfall or series of small waterfalls
groupcascadea succession of stages / stages or operations or processes or units
eventcascade, showera sudden downpour (as of tears or sparks etc) likened to a rain shower
VERBmotioncascade, cascade downrush down in big quantities, like a cascade
contactcascadearrange (open windows) on a computer desktop so that they overlap each other, with the title bars visible
cascade > pronunciation
Soundskaeskey'd
Rhymesaccolade ... wade / Wade: 90 rhymes with eyd...
English > cascade: 5 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningA small waterfall or series of small waterfalls.
Broaderwaterfall, fallsA steep descent of the water of a river
Spanishcascada
Verbscascaderush down in big quantities, like a cascade
English > cascade: 5 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA succession of stages / stages or operations or processes or units.
Examples
  • "progressing in severity as though a cascade of genetic damage was occurring"
  • "separation of isotopes by a cascade of processes"
BroadersuccessionA group of people or things arranged or following in order
English > cascade: 5 senses > noun 3, event
MeaningA sudden downpour (as of tears or sparks etc) likened to a rain shower.
Example "a sudden cascade of sparks"
Synonymshower
BroaderdescentA movement downward
Spanishaguacero, cascada, chaparrón, chorro, ducha, lluvia
English > cascade: 5 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningrush down in big quantities, like a cascade.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymcascade down
Broaderdescend, fall, go down, come downMove downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
Nounscascadea small waterfall or series of small waterfalls
English > cascade: 5 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningArrange (open windows) on a computer desktop so that they overlap each other, with the title bars visible.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categorycomputer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Broaderarrange, set upput into a proper or systematic order

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