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free fall

noun

Simple Definition of free fall

  • : the state or condition of falling through the air toward the ground

  • : the condition of quickly becoming lower, less, or fewer

  • : a fast or continuing drop

Full Definition of free fall

  1. 1 :  the condition of unrestrained motion in a gravitational field; also :  such motion

  2. 2 a :  the part of a parachute jump before the parachute opens b :  a rapid and continuing drop or decline <a free fall in stock prices>

free–fall intransitive verb

Examples of free fall

  1. Sales were in free fall.



1919

First Known Use of free fall

1919


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free fall

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noun \-ˌfȯl\

Medical Definition of free fall

  1. :  the condition of unrestrained motion in a gravitational field; also :  such motion




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