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noun [C] uk   us   /kæsˈkeɪd/
a small waterfall, often one of a group a large amount of something that hangs down: A cascade of golden hair fell down his back.


verb [I usually + adv/prep] uk   us   /kæsˈkeɪd/
to fall quickly and in large amounts: Coins cascaded from/out of the fruit machine.
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