Definitions for "Fall"
Keywords:  fell, prostrate, went, drop, strange
To Descend, either suddenly or gradually; particularly, to descend by the force of gravity; to drop; to sink; as, the apple falls; the tide falls; the mercury falls in the barometer.
To cease to be erect; to take suddenly a recumbent posture; to become prostrate; to drop; as, a child totters and falls; a tree falls; a worshiper falls on his knees.
To become prostrate and dead; to die; especially, to die by violence, as in battle.
Keywords:  disobedience, adam, eve, genesis, sin
To descend in character or reputation; to become degraded; to sink into vice, error, or sin; to depart from the faith; to apostatize; to sin.
To sink; to languish; to become feeble or faint; as, our spirits rise and fall with our fortunes.
To sink; to depress; as, to fall the voice.
For a horse, shoulder and hindquarter on the same side touch the ground; for a rider, separation between the rider and horse necessitating remounting.
1. the act of a horse touching either its shoulders or hind quarters to the ground. 2. the act of a rider touching any part of the body to the ground or pushing up from an obstacle to return to the saddle.
(horse) when the shoulders and quarters touch the ground; (rider) when the rider loses contact with the horse and has to remount to re-establish contact
Keywords:  tackle, hauled, davits, reeved, rope
That part (as one of the ropes) of a tackle to which the power is applied in hoisting.
The line on any tackle that is hauled. The tackles on boat davits are known as boat falls, from the Middle English fallen, meaning a fall.
Any rope that passes through two or more blocks.
said of a planet in the sign opposite to its Exaltation; the weakest and least favorable placement for a planet, resulting in a restriction of its nature and an inability to express its positive or optimistic qualities. This is personally significant only for Moon in Scorpio, Mercury in Leo, Venus in Virgo, Mars in Cancer; and, to a lesser extent, Jupiter in Capricorn and Saturn in Aries.
A sign opposite the one in which a planet is exalted. A significator in its fall may indicate an unfortunate, helpless, insolvent, or cruel person. A planet in its fall may literally refer to a person who has fallen, been disgraced, or suffered some kind of limitation.
A planet placed in a sign which is opposite to its sign of exaltation is referred to as its sign of fall. Its properties are out of context with the influence of the sign in which it is placed. Fall planets may be indicators of past-life debts to be repaid.
Keywords:  descent, slope, downward, steep, hill
Declivity; the descent of land or a hill; a slope.
Descent of water; a cascade; a cataract; a rush of water down a precipice or steep; -- usually in the plural, sometimes in the singular; as, the falls of Niagara.
Extent of descent; the distance which anything falls; as, the water of a stream has a fall of five feet.
The season when leaves fall from trees; autumn.
Season between summer and winter. Astronomically it is the period from the autumnal equinox to the winter solstice in the Northern Hemisphere.
the season when the leaves fall from the trees; "in the fall of 1973"
To pass somewhat suddenly, and passively, into a new state of body or mind; to become; as, to fall asleep; to fall into a passion; to fall in love; to fall into temptation.
meteorite which was witnessed to fall to Earth's surface.
a movement from terrestrial mind to worldly mind
Death; destruction; overthrow; ruin.
Downfall; degradation; loss of greatness or office; termination of greatness, power, or dominion; ruin; overthrow; as, the fall of the Roman empire.
suffer defeat, failure, or ruin; "We must stand or fall"; "fall by the wayside"
an unexpected loss of balance and control that causes a person to come to rest on the floor or any lower level
an unintentional loss of balance causing one to make unexpected contact with the ground or floor
"…a sudden, unintentional change in position causing an individual to land at a lower level, on an object, floor, or the ground, other than as a consequence of sudden paralysis, epileptic seizure, or overwhelming external force." (Tinetti ME, Baker DI, Dutcher J, Vincent JE, Rozett RT. Reducing the risk of falls among older adults in the community. Berkley, CA: Peaceable Kingdom Press, 1997.)
Keywords:  retreat, climb, ockier, actress, omen
a bad omen, you know, as well as a serious matter, for a poor actress
What you would expect, to fall from a climb. Not to bad if on a top rope, can be quite worrying if in the lead.
To borrow a phrase from Carl Ockier, "a dynamic retreat from a climb."
The surrender of a besieged fortress or town ; as, the fall of Sebastopol.
the act of surrendering (under agreed conditions); "they were protected until the capitulation of the fort"
That which falls; a falling; as, a fall of rain; a heavy fall of snow.
fall from clouds; "rain, snow and sleet were falling"; "Vesuvius precipitated its fiery, destructive rage on Herculaneum"
To assume a look of shame or disappointment; to become or appear dejected; -- said of the countenance.
Keywords:  hang, saree, fraying, yards, false
fall or flow in a certain way; "This dress hangs well"; "Her long black hair flowed down her back"
A rectangular strip of cloth, usually about 5 inches tall and 3 yards wide, attached along the inside, bottom border of the saree to make it "fall" (i.e., hang) well. It also protects the bottom edge against fraying. Adding the fall is a bit of an art; it needs to be of a material that will suit the properties of the saree. Sometimes spelled as "falls" or "false."
To become insnared or embarrassed; to be entrapped; to be worse off than before; as, to fall into error; to fall into difficulties.
To find a final outlet; to discharge its waters; to empty; -- with into; as, the river Rhone falls into the Mediterranean.
The discharge of a river or current of water into the ocean, or into a lake or pond; as, the fall of the Po into the Gulf of Venice.
Keywords:  appertain, belong
To belong or appertain.
To cease to be active or strong; to die away; to lose strength; to subside; to become less intense; as, the wind falls.
lose one's chastity; "a fallen woman"
to involuntarily lose one's position; short falls to protected rope tend to be silent since there is insufficient time to call out
Keywords:  faule, ruff, band, formerly, british
Formerly, a kind of ruff or band for the neck; a falling band; a faule.
Fall is the third extended player by British band Ride.
Keywords:  ebest, kimala, thing, guy, lost
a fine thing
When a guy gets pinned, he's lost that fall. Example: "There's no such thing as a ebest of three falls match when Kimala is involved."
Hair overhanging the face.
Long hair surrounding head as in the Yorkshire Terrier.
Keywords:  conceit, humility, pit, intent, fruit
a pit and a fruit of conceit, but often in those with good intent it establishes humility
Keywords:  lash, thong, whip, hunting, leather
a piece of leather attached to the end of the body of the whip
An optional piece of leather between the thong and lash of a hunting whip which helps make a more reliable cracking sound.
Keywords:  befall, oldest, come, son, accrued
To happen; to to come to pass; to light; to befall; to issue; to terminate.
To come; to occur; to arrive.
come under, be classified or included; "fall into a category"; "This comes under a new heading"
To be overthrown or captured; to be destroyed.
Keywords:  brow, helmet, pivotted, peak, sides
Peak on the brow of a helmet, sometimes pivotted at the sides
Keywords:  yell, vicinity, climbers, team, someone
What climbers in the vicinity yell to protect their team and others when someone is in a fall.
occur at a specified time or place; "Christmas falls on a Monday this year"; "The accent falls on the first syllable"
the time of day immediately following sunset; "he loved the twilight"; "they finished before the fall of night"
Keywords:  landslide, free, material
a landslide in which material free falls.
Keywords:  terrible, older, accident, life, event
a potentially life-changing event for an older person
a terrible accident in the life of an older person
a sudden decline in strength or number or importance; "the fall of the House of Hapsburg"
Keywords:  lessen, diminish, lower
To diminish; to lessen or lower.
Keywords:  felted
Any weight line which directly supports the driving weight. For a single fall, the weight line is attached to the winding barrel at one end and the weight at the other, without any compounding pulleys. Compounding requires at least one pulley, and results in multiple falls at the weight. Two lines at the weight is two-fall compounding, three lines is three-fall compounding, etc. Increasing the number of falls increases the compounding advantage, but also increases losses due to pulley bearing friction.
Diminution or decrease in price or value; depreciation; as, the fall of prices; the fall of rents.
Keywords:  incline, roof, coal, mine, pitch
A mass of roof rock or coal which has fallen in any part of a mine.
Of roof. Pitch; The incline angle of a roof surface.
Keywords:  drift, thrown, ice, defect, stones
A defect in the ice which causes stones thrown in an area to drift in a given direction.
Keywords:  nylon, strip, leather
a strip of leather or nylon that
Keywords:  diagnosis, symptom
a symptom, not a diagnosis
Keywords:  collar, worn, century, turned, wide
a very wide turned-down collar worn in the 17th century
A musical effect in which the pitch of a note is made to fall dramatically after the initial sounding
The situation wherein one side of a trade (buyer or seller) does not live up to the contractual obligations of the trade, i.e., failure to deliver money or failure to deliver the securities on settlement date.
Keywords:  focus, formula, figure
figure focus formula from
Keywords:  feed, feel
Keywords:  trap, box, kind, special
a special kind of box-trap
Expressions Fall-off Maneuvers , Navigation
move in a specified direction; "The line of men fall forward"
Keywords:  month, due, payments
be due; "payments fall on the 1st of the month"
Keywords:  possibility, real
a real possibility