an imaginary line, marked by waterfalls and rapids, where rivers descend abruptly from an upland to a lowland.
(initial capital letters) Eastern U.S. the imaginary line between the Piedmont and the Atlantic coastal plain.
Skiing. the path of natural descent from one point on a slope to another.
(skiing) the natural downward course between two points on a slope
the edge of a plateau
a natural junction, running parallel to the E coast of the US, between the hard rocks of the Appalachians and the softer coastal plain, along which rivers form falls and rapids
A line connecting the waterfalls of nearly parallel rivers that marks a drop in land level.
- Fall money
noun phrase Money set aside to deal with the expenses of being arrested: Mike set aside a percentage of his takings for ”fall money” (1893+ Underworld)
[fawl-awf, -of] /ˈfɔlˌɔf, -ˌɒf/ noun 1. a decline in quantity, vigor, etc.
- Fall off the map
verb phrase To disappear from view and attention; drop out of sight: This show marks a return of sorts for a figure who fell off the map [1980s+; off the map in this sense is found by 1904]
- Fall off the wagon
verb phrase To begin drinking liquor again after a period of abstinence; also, to breach abstinence or moderation in anything: But like most of us, she falls off the wagon from time to time, and heads for a stadium hot dog (1905+) see: off the wagon