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 Meanings and Examples of CASCADE
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cascade
 n.  small waterfall; sudden downpour
Classic Sentence:
1  The flashing cascade of his mane, the curving comet of his tail, invested him with housings more resplendent than gold and silver-beaters could have furnished him.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 42. The Whiteness of The Whale.
2  But the master was not dead; only dreaming; drowsily, seeing as in a glass, its lustre spotted, himself, a young man helmeted; and a cascade falling.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 1
3  Caderousse was filled with wonder; the young man's words sounded to him like metal, and he thought he could hear the rushing of cascades of louis.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 81. The Room of the Retired Baker.
Example Sentence:
1  Publishers are producing a cascade of books on his life and thought, from doorstop book Das Kapital, to slim pamphlet Communist Manifesto.
2  Scientists knew that photons striking a plant's leaves triggered a cascade that ultimately resulted in sugar production, but no one knew exactly how that worked.
3  A cascade of glitches in a major online college application program has frustrated prospective students across the country.
4  If one firm goes under it could provoke a cascade of bankruptcies.
5  A fresh cascade of splintered glass tinkled to the floor.
6  A cascade of golden hair fell down his back.
7  We were too tired to appreciate the beauty of this cascade because we had to detour around it to avoid watering down.
8  The women have lustrous cascades of black hair.