[fawl-awf, -of]
a decline in quantity, vigor, etc.

1595–1605; noun use of verb phrase fall off

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a noticeable deterioration in performance or quality; "the team went into a slump"; "a gradual slack in output"; "a drop-off in attendance"; "a falloff in quality" [syn: slump
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Example sentences
There's a steep, curved falloff in the power loss over distance.
Actually, the falloff for the laureates is about three times as sever for their
  less eminent colleagues of the same age.
The falloff in messaging prowess is particularly perplexing.
The falloff may result from alcohol's injuring the stomach wall, where the
  enzyme is manufactured.
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