cataract


cataract

noun

Definition of CATARACT

1
a fall of water usually from a great height <the roaring cataract is one of the park's most majestic sights>
Synonyms cascade, cataract, fall(s)
Related Words flume; chute (also shute), rapid(s), shoot, white water
2
a great flow of water or of something that overwhelms <in spring the melting snows usually produce a cataract that inundates the valley>
Near Antonyms dribble, drip, trickle
Antonyms drought (also drouth)

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