Fall

(redirected from falling)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to falling: Falling water

Fall

An obsolete Scottish unit of length equivalent to 222 inches.
References in periodicals archive ?
Another study clearly identified which residents were falling most frequently; this enabled the administrator to follow up on whether we were responding appropriately to "frequent fallers.
Afterwards, skeptics could no longer dismiss accounts of falling rocks as the tall tales of unschooled peasants, notes Marvin.
Home sales have been falling for well over a year, and now we're seeing sale prices starting to fall," Warren said.
On Monday, the S&P 500 entered a bear market by falling 20 percent below its peak, joining the Nasdaq.
Inherent to all of the noted falling patterns was a common desire by the residents to move.
The falling motions of a leaf or sheet of paper are very complex, say Yoshihiro Tanabe and Kunihiko Kaneko of the University of Tokyo.
The technology-heavy Nasdaq composite index sank nearly 5 percent, falling 81.
Utilization in manufacturing has been falling rapidly since September after having edged down throughout the summer.
We are very optimistic about the increase in VC investment, which after falling in consecutive quarters, grew close to $100 million over Q4.
PHOTO (Color) Juan Fernandez is taken to a hospital after falling at a work site.
The production declines in January, as well as during the fourth quarter, hit virtually all major industries, with most operating rates falling below their 1967-90 averages.
Many of the changes in muscle, bone and the central nervous system that put older adults at risk for falling are brought on by inactive lifestyles.