verb (used without object), cas·cad·ed, cas·cad·ing.
verb (used with object), cas·cad·ed, cas·cad·ing.
Words nearby cascade
Origin of cascade
OTHER WORDS FROM cascadecas·cad·er, nounun·cas·cad·ed, adjectiveun·cas·cad·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for cascade
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
Undoubtedly, we can look forward to just such a cascade regarding part time employees.
They pulled along till the bay opened out more clearly, and just in front was a cascade, which came tumbling down the rocks.Alone on an Island|W.H.G. Kingston
I must have great works of art to occupy me in order to obtain a cascade.Bouvard and Pcuchet, part 2|Gustave Flaubert
We tarried not at all, but got back through the cascade into the cavern again, and so up and out, on the way to that cliff-top.The Voodoo Gold Trail|Walter Walden
They all wandered on till they came to a cascade flowing down over some high rocks.Our Little German Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade
They have already succeeded in constructing, near the cascade, a corn-mill and a saw-mill, and have built a very good oven.The Swiss Family Robinson; or Adventures in a Desert Island|Johann David Wyss
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