Definition of falloff
: a decline especially in quantity or quality a falloff in exports a falloff of light intensity
Examples of falloff in a Sentence
the falloff in sales was more than the store could weather and so its closing was inevitable
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Federal judges stayed those orders, but the confusion over them has contributed to a falloff in refugees entering the United States.
Pulsars — neutron stars that shoot out a beam of electromagnetic energy — should act as gigantic particle accelerators, also creating a positron signal that rises in this same way, but with a gradual falloff.
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