Meaning of CASCADE in English

CASCADE

I. noun

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Rainbows glanced off the cascade of the waterfall.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

In a way, development can be thought of as a cascade , one event leading to another.

Light in texture, it is sublime served with cascades of cream poured over.

On the other side is the mosaic-tiled bath, as blue as the sea, beneath a cascade of tropical plants.

One intervention causes the next one to be needed and eventually leads to a cascade of interventions of increasing seriousness.

Pharmacological agents could then be selected to modify these cascades.

The awning flew back with a chainsaw rasp, and a cascade of rainwater came down on her head.

The continuous wandering of the continents also produced a cascade of side effects.

The entire period-doubling cascade can be given a similar interpretation.

II. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADVERB

down

She could see waterfalls cascading down some of the mountain-sides and in the distance a lake.

On side streets drying laundry cascades down from balcony to balcony.

As I sat there, the china spewed forth from the open door and cascaded down the ready-made ramp into my lap.

Du Pont trained 180 managers in safety auditing and this is now cascading down through the workforce.

Allow the water to cascade down up-stretched arms while you massage elbows and upper arms.

We were cast into impenetrable blackness, with the rain still cascading down and that devilish thing on the loose!

Water was soon cascading down the stairs from the top storey.

Another rain squall blotted out the harbour and water cascaded down the window panes.

over

An almighty cloudburst of possibilities had cascaded over his head and he loved that too.

It's not as pretty as water cascading over rocks, but it's less likely to freeze.

He cursed under his breath as the flat bottom caused the water to cascade over his brown boots.

It wells up her perfectly tanned throat and finally she starts to shake, honey blonde hair cascading over slim shoulders.

There was a tiny forest up there, its greenery cascading over the lip.

Gallons of water cascaded over the side of the bath and through his private rooms at Buckingham Palace.

■ NOUN

water

His lips caught her as the water cascaded around them, and it was like being kissed under a waterfall.

Over it, water cascaded into a half-million-gallon pool, then was driven back to the top by steam-powered pumps.

It's not as pretty as water cascading over rocks, but it's less likely to freeze.

He cursed under his breath as the flat bottom caused the water to cascade over his brown boots.

Allow the water to cascade down up-stretched arms while you massage elbows and upper arms.

Another rain squall blotted out the harbour and water cascaded down the window panes.

She turned on the tap and gave a whoop of delight as water cascaded forth, hot and plentiful.

When it rained the water would cascade down the banks and wash great lumps of soil into the road.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Heavy rains caused a wall of mud to cascade down the hillside.

The walls of the cave are smooth, polished by the water cascading from above.

Water from the broken water main cascaded into a subway station.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

As I sat there, the china spewed forth from the open door and cascaded down the ready-made ramp into my lap.

Du Pont trained 180 managers in safety auditing and this is now cascading down through the workforce.

It wells up her perfectly tanned throat and finally she starts to shake, honey blonde hair cascading over slim shoulders.

On Saturday it was disgorging a torrent, trying to stay ahead of the runoff cascading from the oversaturated Sierra.

Over it, water cascaded into a half-million-gallon pool, then was driven back to the top by steam-powered pumps.

Silk draperies began at the ceiling and cascaded to the floor.

Torrents of sparks cascaded behind them into the harbor.

We were cast into impenetrable blackness, with the rain still cascading down and that devilish thing on the loose!

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