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1    a waterfall or series of waterfalls over rocks  
2    something resembling this, such as folds of lace  
a    a consecutive sequence of chemical or physical processes  
b    (as modifier)  
cascade liquefaction     
a    a series of stages in the processing chain of an electrical signal where each operates the next in turn  
b    (as modifier)  
a cascade amplifier     
5    the cumulative process responsible for the formation of an electrical discharge, cosmic-ray shower, or Geiger counter avalanche in a gas  
6    intr   to flow or fall in or like a cascade  
     (C17: from French, from Italian cascata, from cascare to fall, ultimately from Latin cadere to fall)  

Cascade Range  
      n   a chain of mountains in the U.S. and Canada: a continuation of the Sierra Nevada range from N California through Oregon and Washington to British Columbia. Highest peak: Mount Rainier, 4392 m (14408 ft.)  
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