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Fall

An obsolete Scottish unit of length equivalent to 222 inches.
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Isolated from broader land- or seascape contexts, and supported by wall mounts and stands, her boulder-spotted pools and torrents, cast in polyurethane and, in one instance, Hydrocal (a high-density plaster) over steel armatures, seem to hover in space as if time had stopped and the rest of the world had fallen away.
1) Members of the Angeles National Forest's Aztec Fire Crew pack equipment Friday before heading to Texas to help search for pieces of the space shuttle Columbia that may have fallen away from the doomed spacecraft upon re-entry.
Twice in the last six weeks he has led tournaments after 36 holes - after starting both the Lancome Trophy and the Madrid Open with a pair of 65s - but has fallen away badly both times as the finishing line neared.