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Waterfall vs. Beach

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Waterfallnoun

A flow of water over the edge of a cliff.

Beachnoun

The shore of a body of water, especially when sandy or pebbly.

Waterfallnoun

(figuratively) A waterfall-like outpouring of liquid, smoke, etc.

‘A waterfall of mist came from the open freezer.’;

Beachnoun

A horizontal strip of land, usually sandy, adjoining water.

Waterfallnoun

Waterfall model

‘A very long duration project ... had taken a whole group of people through a painful waterfall development process.’;

Beachnoun

The loose pebbles of the seashore, especially worn by waves; shingle.

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Waterfallnoun

The action of drinking from a vessel without touching it with the lips, considered more sanitary for a shared vessel.

‘Hey man, can I take a waterfall from your bottle?’;

Beachverb

(intransitive) To run aground on a beach.

Waterfallnoun

A necktie.

Beachverb

(transitive) To run (something) aground on a beach.

Waterfallnoun

A chignon.

Beachverb

(of a vehicle) To run into an obstacle or rough or soft ground, so that the floor of the vehicle rests on the ground and the wheels cannot gain traction.

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Waterfallverb

(intransitive) To fall like a waterfall.

Beachnoun

Pebbles, collectively; shingle.

Waterfallnoun

A fall, or perpendicular descent, of the water of a river or stream, or a descent nearly perpendicular; a cascade; a cataract.

Beachnoun

The shore of the sea, or of a lake, which is washed by the waves; especially, a sandy or pebbly shore; the strand.

Waterfallnoun

An arrangement of a woman's back hair over a cushion or frame in some resemblance to a waterfall.

Beachverb

To run or drive (as a vessel or a boat) upon a beach; to strand; as, to beach a ship.

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Waterfallnoun

A certain kind of neck scarf.

Beachnoun

an area of sand sloping down to the water of a sea or lake

Waterfallnoun

a steep descent of the water of a river

Beachverb

land on a beach;

‘the ship beached near the port’;

Waterfallnoun

a cascade of water falling from a height, formed when a river or stream flows over a precipice or steep incline.

Beachnoun

a pebbly or sandy shore, especially by the sea between high- and low-water marks

‘fabulous sandy beaches’;

Waterfalladjective

relating to or denoting a method of project management that is characterized by sequential stages and a fixed plan of work

‘each phase of a waterfall project must be complete prior to moving to the next phase’;

Beachverb

run or haul up (a boat or ship) on to a beach

‘at the water's edge a rowing boat was beached’;

Waterfall

A waterfall is an area where water flows over a vertical drop or a series of steep drops in the course of a stream or river. Waterfalls also occur where meltwater drops over the edge of a tabular iceberg or ice shelf.

Beachverb

(of an angler) land (a fish) on a beach

‘he managed to beach a fine trout’;

Beachverb

(of a whale or similar animal) become stranded out of the water

‘we don't know what causes whales to beach’;

Beachverb

leave (someone) at a loss

‘competitive procurement seems to have beached several firms’;

Beach

A beach is a landform alongside a body of water which consists of loose particles. The particles composing a beach are typically made from rock, such as sand, gravel, shingle, pebbles, etc., or biological sources, such as mollusc shells or coralline algae.

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