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Noun: fallout  'fol,awt
  1. The radioactive particles that settle to the ground after a nuclear explosion
    - radioactive dust
     
  2. Any adverse and unwanted secondary effect
    "a strategy to contain the fallout from the accounting scandal";
    - side effect
Verb: fall out  fol awt
  1. Have a breach in relations
    "We fell out over a trivial question"
     
  2. Be a logical consequence
    "the theorem falls out nicely";
    - follow
     
  3. Come off
    "His hair and teeth fell out";
    - come out
     
  4. Leave (a barracks) in order to take a place in a military formation, or leave a military formation
    "the soldiers fell out"
     
  5. (of an event) come to pass (in time, so that it is real and actual at some time)
    "What is falling out?";
    - happen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, come about, take place

Derived forms: falls out, fell out, falling out, fallen out, fallouts

Type of: altercate, argufy, come forth, come out, consequence, dispute, dust, effect, egress, emerge, ensue, event, exit, get out, go forth, go out, issue, leave, outcome, quarrel, result, scrap, upshot

Encyclopedia: Fallout

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