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
Example sentences from the Web for cascade
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
A perfect torrent of bullets ripped up the dirt and cascaded us with gravel and mud.A Yankee in the Trenches|R. Derby Holmes
Her robe was torn, and her loosened hair, escaping from its golden pins, cascaded all about her shoulders.Darkness and Dawn|George Allan England
Olaf smelt his soup, made a face, cascaded the liquid with his spoon, and generally made it apparent that something was wrong.From Chart House to Bush Hut|Charles W. L. Bryde
So was the ripple of lace that cascaded down the front of her blouse.Cheerful--By Request|Edna Ferber
Battenberg tumbled, foamed, cascaded over Winnebago's front porches all that summer.Fanny Herself|Edna Ferber
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