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Noun: cascade  kas'keyd
  1. A small waterfall or series of small waterfalls
  2. A succession of stages, operations, processes or units
    "progressing in severity as though a cascade of genetic damage was occurring"; "separation of isotopes by a cascade of processes"
  3. A sudden downpour (as of tears or sparks etc) likened to a rain shower
    "a sudden cascade of sparks";
    - shower
Verb: cascade  kas'keyd
  1. Rush down in big quantities, like a cascade
    - cascade down
  2. (computing) arrange (open windows) on a computer desktop so that they overlap each other, with the title bars visible

Derived forms: cascading, cascades, cascaded

Type of: arrange, come down, descend, descent, fall, falls, go down, set up, sink, succession, waterfall

Encyclopedia: Cascade, Ohio