Freefall



[free-fawl] /ˈfriˌfɔl/

verb (used without object), free-fell, free-fallen, free-falling.
1.
(of parachutists) to descend initially, as for a designated interval, in a free fall:
The jumpers were required to free-fall for eight seconds.
adjective
2.
denoting or suggesting a free fall:
a free-fall recession.
noun
3.
(def 1, 2).

also free fall, free-fall, 1919, originally of parachutists and in rocketry, from free (adj.) + fall (v.).

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