A Lackadaisical Lexicon for Laggard Logophiles
CASCADE
[noun]
1. a waterfall descending over a steep, rocky surface.
2. a series of shallow or steplike waterfalls, either natural or artificial.
3. anything that resembles a waterfall, especially in seeming to flow or fall in abundance.
4. (in a drain or sewer) a chain of steps for dissipating the momentum of falling water in a steep place in order to maintain a steady rate of flow.
5. an arrangement of a lightweight fabric in folds falling one over another in random or zigzag fashion.
[verb]
6. to fall in or like a cascade.
7. Electricity: to arrange (components) in a cascade.
Etymology: French < Italian cascata, equivalent to casc(are) - to fall (< Vulgar Latin *cāsicāre, equivalent to cās(us) - fallen (past participle of cadere).
[Rob Gonsalves]

CASCADE

[noun]

1. a waterfall descending over a steep, rocky surface.

2. a series of shallow or steplike waterfalls, either natural or artificial.

3. anything that resembles a waterfall, especially in seeming to flow or fall in abundance.

4. (in a drain or sewer) a chain of steps for dissipating the momentum of falling water in a steep place in order to maintain a steady rate of flow.

5. an arrangement of a lightweight fabric in folds falling one over another in random or zigzag fashion.

[verb]

6. to fall in or like a cascade.

7. Electricity: to arrange (components) in a cascade.

Etymology: French < Italian cascata, equivalent to casc(are) - to fall (< Vulgar Latin *cāsicāre, equivalent to cās(us) - fallen (past participle of cadere).

[Rob Gonsalves]

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