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Fall

An obsolete Scottish unit of length equivalent to 222 inches.
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He said: "Some people suggested that we would fall away but that hasn't happened.
The blooms and the greenery of summer are beginning to fall away.
Fitch expects distributions from Saranac to fall away as it begins merchant operations, and that Salton Sea will eventually constitute the vast majority of CE Generation's cash flow.
The VDT (Velocity Drop-Away Technology) feature allows the rest to fall away only when the bow is fired.
The Bunting head pulleys use permanent magnets--high-density ceramic or optional rare earth magnets--to separate ferrous debris from intermediate wood material by holding the tramp iron and embedded metal scrap against the conveyor belt and allowing it to fall away from the underside of the conveyor after the clean wood products have been discharged.
About as surprising, then, as one telling us chocolate gives inner peace of mind, a fabulous complexion and makes the pounds fall away.
Truly, to fall away from the Sacraments is to fall away from Christ.
Shoulder straps in the upper portion of the suit simply fall away quietly and easily, allowing the hunter to prepare for an impending bowshot.
The slightest disturbance would cause one magnet to leap toward another or fall away.
The chalk was absolutely sodden so the combination has caused the rock to fall away.