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cascadenoun [C]

 us   /kæsˈkeɪd/
a ​short, ​steepwaterfall (= ​place where a ​riverfalls to a ​lowerlevel), often one of a ​series: fig. A cascade of ​goldenhairfell down her back (= Her ​hairseemed to ​flow down her back).

cascadeverb [I always + adv/prep]

 us   /kæsˈkeɪd/
to ​fallquickly and in ​largeamounts; to ​flow: The ​blastshatteredwindows, ​sendingpieces of ​glass cascading to the ​pavement.
(Definition of cascade from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"cascade" in British English

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cascadenoun [C]

uk   us   /kæsˈkeɪd/
a ​small waterfall, often one of a ​group a ​largeamount of something that ​hangs down: A cascade ofgoldenhairfell down his back.

cascadeverb [I usually + adv/prep]

uk   us   /kæsˈkeɪd/
to ​fallquickly and in ​largeamounts: Coins cascaded from/out of the ​fruitmachine.
(Definition of cascade from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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