Fall

(redirected from fall away)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Fall

An obsolete Scottish unit of length equivalent to 222 inches.
References in periodicals archive ?
A notable tone of Things Fall Away is its de-centering of perspectives that privilege transcendental-type explanations and constructions in what makes for proper political subjects, and thus the continued abstraction of social relations and everyday poetics in accounting for these transformative processes.
Catch a cold, on the other hand, and the protective armor seems to fall away quickly.
Steubenville, OH--A recent conference for catechists at the University of Steubenville, Ohio, concluded that 50% of RCIA candidates fall away from the Church within one year of receiving the sacraments of initiation.
Her work, like theirs, addresses phenomena of growth and reduction, decoration and adjustment, but she makes the cool, pliable PEVA fold into or fall away from itself without disrupting its homogenized integrity.
The distinction between fertilisation and conception would mean moral objections to stem cell research and in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) technology would largely "fall away", Archbishop Carnley said in his paper to the conference.
Rather, Corbin argues, "the ir meaning seemed to fall away ...
Then again, people said we would fall away by Christmas, we would fall away by February, that the bubble would burst when Hearts went top of the league.
"Isn't it obvious," he seems to ask, "that these things are wrong, and that we have to change them?" And isn't it equally obvious, he then adds, that the evils of racism, war, and class injustice will sooner or later fall away under the evolving power of nonviolent action?
The blooms and the greenery of summer are beginning to fall away. With controls came overutilization, increases in the scope and amount of charges, increases in health policy premiums, and screams from employers.
But nobody should be thinking that the Leicester bubble has finally burst and they will fall away. Their fellow title contenders won't be.