verb (used without object), cas·cad·ed, cas·cad·ing.
verb (used with object), cas·cad·ed, cas·cad·ing.
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Origin of cascade
OTHER WORDS FROM cascadecas·cad·er, nounun·cas·cad·ed, adjectiveun·cas·cad·ing, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for cascade
Although there certainly is some signal in the probabilities of safe states, in simulations such as these, including them can cause enormous cascades in which a state like Kansas goes blue and so does the rest of America.The Forecast: The Methodology Behind Our 2020 Election Model|Daniel Malloy|September 10, 2020|Ozy
So the phytoplankton that can feed a cascade of ocean life don’t bloom here.Some deep-seafloor microbes still alive after 100 million years!|Carolyn Gramling|September 1, 2020|Science News For Students
Failure to fight the virus and fill the gap in private spending with public dollars will mean less demand in the economy, starting a cascade of more lay-offs and business failures in the classic vicious cycle of recession.Republicans fret over coronavirus lawsuits amid economic collapse|Tim Fernholz|July 22, 2020|Quartz
The WNBA is set to begin its season on July 25, while the NBA — the league whose abrupt shutdown set off a cascade of matching shutdowns in other sports — will restart its own season on July 30 at Walt Disney World.Who’s Who In The NBA Bubble: The Teams Just Along For The Ride|Jared Dubin|July 20, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
That joint statement led to a cascade of school district closures that eventually led nearly every school in the state to close.San Diego Unified Decision Underscores Districts’ Wildly Different Reopening Plans|Will Huntsberry|July 13, 2020|Voice of San Diego
I remember practicing that lick [from the solo “Round Midnight” recording] years ago, learning how to do that cascade effect.
With her cascade of red, twirling hair and pale, fine-boned face.Murdoch on the Rocks: How a Lone Reporter Revealed the Mogul's Tabloid Terror Machine|Clive Irving|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The cascade of same-sex marriage rulings is now a torrent, each more quotable and image-ready than the last.Pennsylvania. Oregon. Is Gay Marriage Unstoppable?|Jay Michaelson|May 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Expect aurora borealis in the long foray but no cascade of light.How Seamus Heaney Influenced Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey|Natasha Trethewey|September 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Sander and Taylor say that this is exactly what mismatch theory would predict, because preferences cascade.Affirmative Action: Who Does it Help, Who Does it Hurt?|Megan McArdle|June 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
As the bright glow of a little cascade of sparks pierced the darkness, a voice in our rear called sharply: "Hands up!"Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
She was a slim, girlish-looking woman, with a cascade of long dark hair falling over her shoulders.A Butterfly on the Wheel|Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
One must work or go, and when a cascade of gravel poured off the cars as the plow moved along he pulled himself together.The Girl From Keller's|Harold Bindloss
To accompany me to the cascade—there to invoke the Siren, and ask if she may be seen.
Accident, not design, had conducted him to the bottom of the cascade.
British Dictionary definitions for cascade
- a consecutive sequence of chemical or physical processes
- (as modifier)cascade liquefaction
- a series of stages in the processing chain of an electrical signal where each operates the next in turn
- (as modifier)a cascade amplifier