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Waterfall vs. Cataract

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Waterfallnoun

A flow of water over the edge of a cliff.

Cataractnoun

(obsolete) A waterspout

Waterfallnoun

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

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

Cataractnoun

A large waterfall; steep rapids in a river.

‘The cataracts on the Nile helped to compartment Upper Egypt.’;

Waterfallnoun

Waterfall model

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

Cataractnoun

A flood of water en

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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?’;

Cataractnoun

An overwhelming downpour or rush

‘His cataract of eloquence’;

Waterfallnoun

A necktie.

Cataractnoun

(pathology) a clouding of the lens in the eye leading to a decrease in vision.

Waterfallnoun

A chignon.

Cataractnoun

A great fall of water over a precipice; a large waterfall.

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Waterfallverb

(intransitive) To fall like a waterfall.

Cataractnoun

An opacity of the crystalline lens, or of its capsule, which prevents the passage of the rays of light and impairs or destroys the sight.

Waterfallnoun

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

Cataractnoun

A kind of hydraulic brake for regulating the action of pumping engines and other machines; - sometimes called dashpot.

Waterfallnoun

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

Cataractnoun

clouding of the natural lens of the eye

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Waterfallnoun

A certain kind of neck scarf.

Cataractnoun

a large waterfall; violent rush of water over a precipice

Waterfallnoun

a steep descent of the water of a river

Cataractnoun

a large waterfall

‘the river descends in a succession of spectacular cataracts’;

Waterfallnoun

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

Cataractnoun

a sudden rush of water; a downpour

‘the rain enveloped us in a deafening cataract’;

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’;

Cataractnoun

a medical condition in which the lens of the eye becomes progressively opaque, resulting in blurred vision

‘she had cataracts in both eyes’;

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.

Cataract

A cataract is a cloudy area in the lens of the eye that leads to a decrease in vision. Cataracts often develop slowly and can affect one or both eyes.

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