Origin of cascade
OTHER WORDS FROM cascadecas·cad·er, nounun·cas·cad·ed, adjectiveun·cas·cad·ing, adjective
How to use cascade in a sentence
Experimenting on fruit flies, scientists discovered that sleeplessness triggers the formation of free radicals in the intestines, which may set up a cascade of other problems in the body.
The decisions set off a cascade of armoring along the coastline, as neighboring homeowners put up their own sandbags to guard against seasonal waves and rising seas.How Famous Surfers and Wealthy Homeowners Are Endangering Hawaii’s Beaches|by Sophie Cocke, Honolulu Star-Advertiser|December 5, 2020|ProPublica
It’s trafficking millions of proteins around in extremely complicated biochemical cascades.
The exact distribution of channels, the exact biochemical cascades, all the way down to the nucleus of the cell in which genes are getting expressed.
There’s a whole cascade of people that he could be exposing for him to show up on that stage.VP debate to feature plexiglass barriers to increase safety|Chelsea Janes, Josh Dawsey, Matt Viser|October 6, 2020|Washington Post
Tightly belted layers created voluminous hips, and small flourishes of fabric cascaded down from otherwise sleek lines.
McGuffey coughed and tears as big as marbles cascaded down the honest Gibney's rubicund countenance.Captain Scraggs|Peter B. Kyne
Logs toppled down the face of it, and then the whole front cascaded in wild confusion.The Boss of Wind River|David Goodger (firstname.lastname@example.org)
When white men first visited Yosemite part of the Merced cascaded down the steep slope where the trail is now built.Guide to Yosemite|Ansel Hall
The melting snow cascaded off his head and shoulders, and not a little of it went down his neck.Betty Gordon at Mountain Camp|Alice B. Emerson
Chips cascaded down the chute, filled the box before Retief, spilled on the floor.Gambler's World|John Keith Laumer
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