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cascade

noun [C]  /kæsˈkeɪd/ us  
a short, steep waterfall (= place where a river falls to a lower level), often one of a series: fig. A cascade of golden hair fell down her back (= Her hair seemed to flow down her back).

cascade

verb [I always + adv/prep]  /kæsˈkeɪd/ us  
to fall quickly and in large amounts; to flow: The blast shattered windows, sending pieces of glass cascading to the pavement.
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