an incandescent meteor; a shooting star.
an informal name for meteor
- Falling tide
falling tide (fô’lĭng) See ebb tide.
noun, Chiefly Midland U.S. 1. wet weather, as rain or snow.
- Fall in line
Also, fall into line. Adhere to established rules or predetermined courses of action. For example, This idea falls in line with the entire agenda, or It wasn’t easy to get all the tenants to fall into line concerning the rent hike. A related term is bring into line, meaning “to make someone fit established rules,” […]
- Fall in place
Also, fall into place. Fit well; also, become organized. For example, With the last witness’s testimony, the entire sequence of events fell in place, or When the architect’s plans were complete, the construction schedule fell into place. This idiom uses place in the sense of “proper position,” a usage dating from the mid-1500s.