To move to a lower position under the effect of gravity. (verb)
The act of moving in a fluid or vacuum under the effect of gravity to a lower position. (noun)
Examples of word fall
I ever fall in love (for I'll _fall_ in love, else not go in at all) I shall leave off loving mother best of anybody in the world?
Along the cliff _to fall and pause and fall_ did seem.
The _Cohoz fall_ is about three miles from the mouth of this river, and at a place where its width is about three hundred yards: a ledge of rocks extends quite across the stream, and from the top of these the water falls about fifty feet perpendicular: the line of the fall, from one side of the river to the other, is nearly straight.
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