cascade

cascade(
kahs
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keyd
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (geography)
a. la cascada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I love the vibrant sound of water running down a cascade.Me encanta el sonido vibrante del agua que baja corriendo por una cascada.
b. el salto de agua
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
We just had to take a picture next to the cascade.Sentimos que teníamos que tomar una foto al lado del salto de agua.
2. (something that falls like a waterfall)
a. la cascada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g., carrot, bean).
(figurative)
I'd always envied her cascade of black hair.Yo siempre había tenido celos de su cascada de cabello negro.
b. la lluvia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(stones or bullets)
The solider had painful recollections of the cascade of bullets that killed his friend.El soldado tenía recuerdos dolorosos de la lluvia de balas que mataron a su amigo.
3. (uncontrolled expression)
a. el torrente
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g., carrot, bean).
(figurative)
She confessed to cheating in a cascade of emotion.Ella confesó su infidelidad en un torrente de sentimientos.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (to fall as if in a cascade)
a. caer en cascada
The chocolate cascaded down the fountain.El chocolate cayó en cascada por la fuente.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
5. (computing)
a. mostrar en cascada
Cascade the windows if you'd like to see all the programs at once.Muestra las ventanas en cascada si quieres ver todos los programas a la vez.
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cascade
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la cascada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (water)
a. caer formando una cascada
cascade [kæsˈkeɪd]
noun
cascada (f); salto (m) de agua; [of sparks] cascada (f); [of letters] aluvión (m); [of stones] lluvia (f);
intransitive verb
caer en cascada
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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