falling

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small bed for babies; enclosed by sides to prevent the baby from falling baby's bed , baby bed
railing at the side of a staircase or balcony to prevent people from falling balusters , balustrade , banister , bannister , handrail
market characterized by falling prices for securities bear market
hypothetical object capable of absorbing all the electromagnetic radiation falling on it black body , blackbody , full radiator
disease of the central nervous system affecting especially horses and cattle; characterized by an unsteady swaying gait and frequent falling blind staggers , staggers
category falling within certain defined limits bracket
something falling, especially water cascade
fictional character who was hit on the head with an acorn and believed that the sky was falling Chicken Little
process of becoming cooler; a falling temperature chilling , cooling , temperature reduction
mishap caused by something suddenly falling down or caving in collapse
antler, falling off like an deciduous
falling off or shedding, as a tree's leaves deciduous
falling off, shedding leaves, fruit deciduous
condition inferior to an earlier condition; a gradual falling off from a better state declination , decline
quality of being inadequate or falling short of perfection demerit , fault
slipping or falling out of place of an organ (as the uterus) descensus , prolapse , prolapsus
consequence of one event setting off a chain of similar events (like a falling domino causing a whole row of upended dominos to fall) domino effect
falling to earth of any form of water (rain or snow or hail or sleet or mist) downfall , precipitation
flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid dribble , drip , trickle
sound of a liquid falling drop by drop drip , dripping
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