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A waterfall is a place where water flows over a vertical drop or a series of drops in the course of a stream or river. Waterfalls also occur where meltwater drops ...

waterfall - National Geographic Society


Mar 28, 2013 ... A waterfall is a steep descent of a river or other body of water over a rocky ledge.

Fun Waterfall Facts for Kids - Interesting Information about Waterfalls


Enjoy our fun waterfall facts for kids. Learn interesting information about waterfalls including where they are found, how waterfalls form, different types, how they ...

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Area where flowing river water drops abruptly and nearly vertically (see). Waterfalls represent major interruptions in river flow. Under most circumstances, rivers ...

Waterfall | Definition of Waterfall by Merriam-Webster


an area in a stream or river where running water falls down from a high place ( such as over the side of a cliff). Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary.

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The world's tallest waterfall is Angel Falls, in Venezuela. Its water plunges 3,212 feet (979 meters). Angel Falls and other large waterfalls are sometimes called ...

Waterfall | Define Waterfall at Dictionary.com


Waterfall definition, a steep fall or flow of water in a watercourse from a height, as over a precipice; cascade. See more.

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waterfall. A smoking device similar to a gravity bong. It involves taking a 20oz bottle and burning a small hole at the bottom. Then attaching a bowl-piece to the  ...

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waterfall a sudden unsupported drop in a stream. It is formed when the stream course is interrupted as when a stream passes over a layer of harder...



Waterfalls commonly form where water rushes down steep hillsides and quickly erodes the rocks. The height and number of waterfalls along a stream or river ...

A waterfall is a place where flowing water rapidly drops in elevation as it flows over a steep region or a cliff. Waterfalls are often formed by rivers where softer bedrock downstream is eroded faster than the harder bedrock upstream.